|Program Type||Instruction in English by French faculty|
|Program Level||3000 level courses|
|Courseload||One 3-credit course|
This program focuses on the study of sports and sports culture from a French perspective. Course topics include: sports tourism, sports psychology and sports pedagogy. Afternoons are spent engaging in sports activities, often with a professional sports player, such as indoor soccer, bubble soccer, beach volleyball, Petanque, trampoline, basketball, tennis, stand-up paddle, climbing, hiking. A multi-day trip to Paris is also offered with an opportunity to attend a Rolland Garros tennis match.
See the sample schedule for an overview of the program and activities.
Spend your morning examining sports, sports psychology and the nature of professional sports in France and the USA and then engage in a variety of sport activities in the afternoon. Classes are taught by University of Minnesota experts in the field.
Sports Management B.S. major focus elective and minor elective; Kinesiology B.S. focus elective; Recreation, Park and Leisure Studies B.S. focus elective.
Approved for Global Perspectives Theme