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FRANCE

Supervised Study Abroad

FREN 172 or 212
4 Weeks in Nice, France
4 credits
Professor Susan Dixon

An intensive, immersion experience in Nice, France. Located on the Mediterranean Sea near Monaco, Italy, and the Alps, Nice has been part of France for only 150 years but has archeological ruins that date from 400,000 years ago. Outside of class, students will be able to explore some of the city's many museums, partake in café culture, and stroll along the famous seaside Promenade des Anglais. The course includes home-stays in Nice, French language courses at France Langue five days a week, significant writing practice, cultural programs, and excursions throughout the region with the W&L program director.

Prerequisite for FREN 172: FREN 111 and 112 during the same academic year and a grade of B (3.0) or better in FREN 112. Prerequisite for FREN 212: FREN 162, FREN 164, or permission of the instructor. Majors in subjects other than French, including other languages, are encouraged to apply.

Program Fee: (to be paid to W&L) $3,400 includes accommodation and fees to be paid to France Langue, ground transportation and excursions, breakfast and dinner.

Other Estimated Expenses:  $2,000 (airfare, other meals and spending money)

Mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation:  March 18, 2011 at 7 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

Email Prof. Dixon for more details.