Explore the beautiful city of Paris while learning about youth in French society.
Guided by Dr. Darlene Piña, students will have first-hand experiences with French
youth culture as well as opportunities to establish international networks in Paris.
During your time abroad, you will:
- Study the social position of youth in French society, both past and present
- Examine the institutions that socialize and control youth, including government, education,
- Learn about youth subcultures and immigrant experiences
- Observe French customs for youth regarding friendship, dating, and family relationships
- Discover the roles media, pop culture, and technology play in the lives of French
- Analyze youth social movements and political participation
- Attend lectures by local experts on the following topics: Youth subcultures and immigrant
groups in Paris; Political and social movements organized by French youth; French
social, economic, and educational policies affecting youth
- Attend art exhibits, concerts, and theatre performances featuring French youth
- Meet with organizations such as the UNESCO Youth Programme
- Visit local schools and colleges, including La Sorbonne
- Visit world-famous Paris sites such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Arc
de Triomphe, Sainte-Chapelle Cathedral, Champs-Elysées and more
- Take guided walks through the famous Paris neighborhoods of The Left Bank, The Marais,
Medieval Latin Quarter, and Village Montmartre
- Explore the important museums of Paris, including the Orsay Museum, L'Orangerie, and
- Enjoy French cuisine at charming cafés and brasseries, and sample delicious pastries
& chocolate at the most popular boulangeries and patisseries
January 5-18, 2019 (fly out January 5 to arrive by the afternoon of January 6)
Sociology (SOC) 317: Youth & Society; Satisfies Upper-Division General Education requirement in the Social Sciences for
students with 60 units or more (3 units of UDGE DD credit)
OR 3 units of GE credit in Lifelong Learning (E) in which 60 units is not required.
For students who have already taken SOC 317 at CSUSM, 3 units of elective credit is
available through SOC 498C.
Language of Instruction:
- Class level: Open to all students. Students seeking Upper Division GE credit must
clear 60 units prior to taking this course.
- GPA: 2.75 and above; good academic standing prior to departure
3 units, SOC 317 or Area E credit
Students who have already taken SOC 317 at Cal State San Marcos will be enrolled in
SOC 498C and earn 3 units of elective credit.
Shared triple rooms at the 3-star Citadines Apart’Hotel Didot Montparnasse in Paris.
$2,250* + Extended Learning Fees, estimated at $798 for 3 units
All fees include transportation in country, accommodation, welcome and farewell dinners,
all excursions and medical insurance. Airfare and personal expenditures NOT included in the program cost, estimated at $1,350-$1,500.
*Final program price is contingent upon enrollment and currency fluctuation. Global
Education will finalize the final payment with registered participants before the
due date to hopefully offer a reduced fee.
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Please be sure to read the fine print concerning change fees, taxes, luggage restrictions,
etc. before booking. Whenever possible, book directly with an airline.
- Attend a required information session led by Program Leader, Dr. Darlene Pina.
- Fill out the online application materials via the link below. All application materials must be received by Monday, October 1 along with your non-refundable
$300 deposit to the Office of Global Education, Craven 3200. Online payment preferred through CashNet. Please be advised to choose E-check and enter your checking account details to
avoid the 2.75% convenience fees applicable to all non-checking account payments.
Cash, checks, and money orders made payable to CSUSM will also be accepted.
- Final payment of $1,950 is due on Tuesday, November 13th to the Office of Global Education, following the payment guidelines outlined above. Payment of tuition related expenses
(estimated at $798) will be billed by Extended Learning and appear on your Student
Center, following the payment guidelines set out for Winter Intersession. Applicants
must submit a passport photocopy and passport picture (3.00x4.00 cm) to the Office of Global Education by this time.
- Submit your flight details to Global Education here: Flight Information Form
- Attend mandatory pre-departure orientation with Professor Pina to discuss arrival instructions and the upcoming course(s). Some
course sessions may take place prior to leaving, beginning in December.
- Date: November 29, 2018
- Time: 12pm to 12:50pm
- Location: SBSB 1109
January in Paris 2019 Application:
Attend an Information Session today:
|Tuesday, September 18
|Thursday, September 20
|Tuesday, September 25
For more information, contact Dr. Darlene Piña at firstname.lastname@example.org