** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Study International Communication in the City of Lights!
This program is designed to introduce students to the similarities and differences in communication between the United States and the member nations of the European Union, with an emphasis on France. The program focuses on the differences in the workplace and in organizational communication and structure between U.S. and E.U. firms as well as issues of interpersonal communication. This program with enhance the material covered in Com 342 (Organizational Communication) by adding the international and intercultural components. Completion of the course will prepare students for positions in multi-national organizations or consulting firms where international organizational and communication knowledge and skills may translate into high levels of management and responsibility.
The program fulfills the two 400 level electives that are required in the Communication Studies major. Students will register for Communication Studies 400/591 and 493/593 for a total of 6 credits.
Note: To be eligible, students must have completed 60 hours of academic credit.
Students will be housed in double occupancy residence halls in Paris and in double/triple/quad rooms depending on availability during overnight excursions.
In addition to popular attractions in Paris, students will enjoy a 5 day/4night excursion to Brussels,Antwerp and Brugges in Belgium. Within France, students will also visit destinations such as Vaux-le-Vicomte and Chartres.