Impressionism in Paris & Southern France

Impressionism in Paris & Southern France — Academics

Program Structure

Program Type Freshman Seminar Abroad
Program Level 1000 level course
Courseload One 3-credit course

Course Schedule

Freshman Seminars Abroad are a unique opportunity for first-year students to combine on-campus class during spring semester with study abroad during spring break.

Term: Spring Semester 2018 with study abroad during Spring Break 2018

Spring 2018 on-campus class time: Fridays from 9:35 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; 262 McNeal Hall, St. Paul Campus

Eligibility

Taught in English by a University of Minnesota professor.

Coursework

Spring 2017 Syllabus

This seminar combines an investigation of French Impressionist painters, their works, and their subjects with an exploration of the sketching and painting process. On campus, you will practice various watercolor and pastel exercises. In France, you will visit several sites where Impressionist artists worked and where you also will have an opportunity to create. 

No previous art or art history experience is required, only a willingness to participate in the process.

Receive credit for DES 1403.

Fulfills the following Liberal Education requirement: Global Perspectives.

Application Help Drop-In Hours

Mondays
1:00pm - 3:45pm

Wednesdays
1:00pm - 2:45pm

Fridays
10:15am - 1:00pm

Learning Abroad Center,
230 Heller Hall