Study Abroad in Montpellier, France

Study Abroad in Montpellier, France — Fields of Study

Fields of Study Available

The list below provides details on the wide range of fields available at the University of Montpellier and at Paul Valery University, both of which are available through this program.

Accounting

 

 

  • Audit, Control
  • General Accounting
  • Private Accounting
  • Regional & National Accounting

Anthropology

 

 

  • Anthropology of Education
  • Anthropology of Everyday Life
  • Anthropology of Literature
  • Ethnology: Intro. to Theories of Blood Relations
  • Evolution of Politics and Society

Arabic

 

 

  • Beginning Arabic
  • Arabic Civilization
  • Arabic Grammar
  • Arabic for Non-majors

Art History

 

 

  • Architecture
  • Art Esthetics
  • Egyptian Epigraph
  • Figurative Art
  • Greek and Roman Art and Archaeology
  • History of Contemporary Art
  • History of Medieval Art
  • History of Modern Art
  • Introduction to Classical Archaeology
  • Prehistoric Art
  • Religious Iconography of the Middle Ages
  • Renaissance
  • 17th Century

Arts

 

 

Cinema, theater, painting (focus is on theory)

  • 18th Century Theater
  • Directing a Show
  • Exercises in Film Making
  • Aesthetics of the Image
  • History of Cinema
  • Aesthetics of Film Noir
  • History of World Cinema
  • Media Studies: Politics in Television
  • Contemporary Movement

Biology

 

 

  • Biology departments (click on "Offre de Formation" links for each specialty area to see the "License" -undergraduate- options
  • Biochemistry
  • Animal Physiobiology
  • Animal Biology

Biology-Ecology

 

 

  • Ecology/Biodiversity (click on "Offre de Formation" links for each specialty area to see the "License" -undergraduate- options)
  • Operational Ecology

Business

 

 

Catalan

 

 

  • Beginning Catalan

Chemistry

 

 

  • Chemistry department
  • Chemistry course listings
  • Organic & Inorganic Chemistry
  • Electrochemistry
  • Macromolecular Chemistry
  • Analytic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Cosmetic Engineering
  • Biochemistry

Chinese

 

 

  • Beginning Chinese
  • Intermediate Chinese
  • Advanced Chinese
  • Chinese Civilization
  • Translation

Communications

 

 

  • Media, Culture, & Society
  • Speech Communication
  • Semiology
  • Language & Communication

Comparative Literature

 

 

  • Modern & Contemporary Poetry
  • Francophone Literature
  • Contemporary Novels

Composition & Writing

 

 

  • French Stylistics

Computer Science

 

 

Note: Computer science technology in France is significantly less advanced than in the US.

  • Computer Science areas of specialty with list of course offerings
  • Systems & Networks
  • Databases

Economics

 

 

  • Monetary Policies
  • European Institutions
  • International Business Management
  • International Business Strategies
  • Business Law
  • European Union
  • Management Theory
  • Economic Analysis
  • Marketing
  • Political Sciences
  • European Economics
  • Labor Laws
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Privacy Rights
  • International Marketing
  • International Business Law
  • Law and International Relations
  • Comparative Political Systems of Europe
  • Marketing and Strategy of International Firms
  • International Economics
  • Corporate/Entrepreneurial Economics
  • Constitutional Law
  • Introduction to Management
  • European Union Social and Political Law
  • Economic Growth
  • Economic Development
  • Industrial Strategy
  • Organizational Management

Education

 

 

  • Philosophy of Education
  • Science of Education
  • Sociology of Education

Electrical Engineering

 

 

  • course listings
  • Electrostatic
  • Electrokinetics
  • Theory of Telecommunications
  • Electromagnetism
  • Industrial Technics

Electronics

 

 

  • Electronics areas of specialty and syllabi
  • Components
  • Electronic Functions
  • Theory & Processes of Signals
  • Power Electronics
  • Converters
  • Applied Mathematics and Physics

Electrotechnics

 

 

  • Electronics areas of specialty and syllabi
  • Analogical Circuits & Logical Systems
  • Signal Processing
  • Microwaves
  • Power, Transformers, Engines
  • Applied Mathematics and Physics

Engineering

 

 

English

 

 

  • French-English Translation
  • Elizabethan Literature
  • The English Bible
  • 20th Century US Civilization
  • The French Encounter with American Cultures
  • Ethnicity in the US
  • America in the 20s
  • Gothic Literature
  • Poe, Hawthorne and Melville
  • The British Detective Novel (1930s)
  • British Novel (Pickpockets, Thieves & Prostitutes)
  • British Postmodernism: Literature of Memory
  • British Romanticism
  • History of Scotland
  • Faulkner
  • African Literature & Civilization
  • Poetry (British/US)
  • Short Stories
  • Contemporary Novel
  • American Fiction
  • Social Conflicts/Drama
  • 18th Century UK Aesthetics
  • American Cinema: The Novel in Film
  • Chomsky and His Critics
  • Translation for Anglophones
  • Anthropology of Pop Culture
  • Encounters With the Other
  • Shakespeare
  • Accents and Dialects of English
  • Sexual Revolution in American Literature

Environmental Studies

 

 

  • Scanning & Remote Detection
  • Pollution: Identification, Characteristics, and Evolution
  • Ecotoxicology and Environment
  • Hydrosciences
  • Water Resources
  • Recycling

French Literature

 

 

  • Survey of French Literature
  • French Medieval Linguistics
  • Medieval French Literature
  • French Literature of the Renaissance
  • 16th-Century French Literature
  • 17th-Century French Literature and Theater
  • 18th-Century French Literature and Theater
  • 19th-Century French Literature and Theater
  • 20th-Century French Literature and Theater
  • Francophone Literature: Slave Testimonials from teh 18th-19th Centuries
  • French Caribbean Literature
  • Classical Mythology in Literature
  • Rhetoric in French Literature
  • Poetry in French Literature
  • Literature and the Visual Arts
  • Writing the Colonization of Africa
  • Négritude Poetic Writing

French

 

 

Textual analysis; phonetics; grammar (medieval, modern and contemporary); language and communication; French philology (see also Linguistics)

Geography

 

 

  • Geography of France
  • Physical Geography
  • Fundamental Concepts in Geography
  • Geography of Populations/Human Geography
  • Contemporary European Geography
  • Cartography
  • Paleo-environments
  • Policy and Public Policy/Urban Planning

Geology

 

 

  • General Geology
  • Geomorphology
  • Hydrology
  • Land Management

German

 

 

  • German Civilization, History and Geography
  • Beginning German
  • Intermediate German
  • Advanced German
  • Translation
  • Civilization

Greek (ancient and modern)

 

 

  • Beginning Greek
  • Intermediate Greek
  • Advanced Greek
  • Civilization
  • Translation

Health Sciences

 

 

  • Health Systems
  • Health Economics
  • Physicals
  • Hygiene and Public Health

Hebrew

 

 

  • Beginning Hebrew
  • Intermediate Hebrew
  • Hebrew for the Non-specialist

History

 

 

  • Ancient Roman History
  • Ancient Greek History
  • Medieval French History
  • Contemporary French History
  • Ancient History of the Languedoc-Roussillon Region
  • Medieval History of the Languedoc-Roussillon Region
  • Byzantium and the Arab World (6th-11th Centuries)
  • The Church in the Medieval Period
  • The Medieval World (4th-15th Centuries)
  • 16th-Century European History
  • 16th-Century French History
  • 17th-Century European History
  • 17th-Century French History
  • 19th-Century European History
  • 19th-Century French History
  • Hollande's Golden Century
  • Contemporary Religious History of Frence
  • Contemporary Religious History: The Holocaust
  • Comparing Political Systems
  • History of the City of Rome
  • Contemporary History: Nationalism, Minorities, and Statehood in the Balkans
  • A History of International Relations from World War I to World War II
  • A History of International Economic Relations
  • International Law
  • International Crises and the Balance of Power

Italian

 

 

  • Beginning Italian
  • Intermediate Italian
  • Translation
  • Italian Civilization, Arts and Cinema
  • Italian Literature from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance
  • 18th and 19th-Century Italian Literature
  • 20th and 21st-Century Italian Literature
  • Italian Historical Linguistics

Law

 

 

Focus on French law

  • Community Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Employment Law
  • Private and Public Law
  • Fiscal Law
  • Administration Law
  • Childhood Law
  • Introduction to Legal Vocabulary

Linguistics

 

 

  • Applied Linguistics
  • Geolinguistics/Historical Linguistics
  • French Linguistics
  • History of the French Language
  • Sociolinguistics
  • French Phonetics
  • Phonology
  • Speech Analysis/Speech Communication
  • Lexical Semantics and Lexicology
  • Discursive and Cognitive Semantics
  • Syntax

Management

 

 

  • Management (all fields): MOMA (level 3 and Master's 1) or ISEM
  • Human Resources Management
  • Output Management
  • Administrative Management
  • Financial Management
  • Accounting

Marketing

 

 

Mathematics

 

 

  • Mathematics course listings
  • Mathematical Models in Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Informational Systems
  • Algebra 1 and 2
  • Probability

Mechanical Engineering

 

 

Material Sciences

 

 

Microbiology

 

 

  • Molecular & Cellular Metabolism
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Genetics
  • Bacteriology

Music (theory)

 

 

  • Private lessons are also available for a fee. Music performance is not available.
  • 20th Century Music
  • Composition & Harmony
  • Musical Formation and Harmony
  • Solfege
  • Solfege & Writing
  • History of Music

Pharmacy

 

 

  • 1st year classes only
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmakinetics
  • Pharmaceutic Industry & Market
  • Regulation and Development of Drugs

Philosophy

 

 

  • You must have excellent French skills and a solid background in Philosophy. History; aesthetics; epistemology; analysisGeneral Philosophy
  • History of Philosophy
  • Moral and Political Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Epistemology and Forms of Rationality
  • Esthetics

Physics

 

 

Physiology

 

 

  • Physiology & Psychophysiology
  • Nutrition
  • Cellular & Animal Physiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Physiology of Breeding

Polish

 

 

  • Beginning Polish

Political Science

 

 

  • Political Sociology
  • History of Political Ideas
  • Introduction to Public Politics
  • History of Contemporary Politics
  • Political Institutions
  • Geopolitics
  • International Relations Law
  • Comparative Political Systems of Europe
  • History of European Institutions

Psychology

 

 

  • History of Psychology
  • Psychological Tools
  • Experimental and Developmental Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology/Adult Psychopathological Nosography
  • Organizational Psychology
  • Psychometrics
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Cognitive Disorders
  • Social Psychology

Romanian

 

 

  • Beginning Romanian
  • Intermediate Romanian

Russian

 

 

  • Beginning Russian
  • Intermediate Russian
  • Advanced Russian
  • Translation
  • Russian Civilization

Sociology

 

 

  • Fundamental Concepts in Sociology
  • Sociology & Society
  • Sociology of the Media and Communication
  • History of Sociology
  • Applied Sociology
  • Contemporary Sociology
  • Sociology of the Imagination
  • Sociology of Violence
  • Sociology of the Digital Age
  • Sociology of Cultural Change
  • Political Sociology
  • Sociology of Education
  • Urban Legends
  • Sociology of Art
  • Sociology of Exclusion
  • Sociology of Health
  • Sociology of Rituals and Representations of Power

Spanish

 

 

  • Latin American Literature & Civilization (Colonial Period)
  • Latin American Literature & Civilization (Contemporary)
  • Peninsular Literature & Civilization (Classical)
  • Peninsular Literature & Civilization (Contemporary)
  • Intermediate Spanish
  • Advanced Spanish
  • Translation
  • History of Cuba
  • Spanish Linguistics

Visa Information

I-UROP Scholarship

University of Minnesota students participating in a research project on
this program may be eligible for the International Undergraduate Research
Opportunities Program (I-UROP) Scholarship