“Intellectual and Cultural History of the
We are excited to announce the Spring 2014 College of Professional
Studies Dean’s International Study Program! At St. John’s, we value
our student’s unfaltering commitment to success, and in an effort
to congratulate you on your academic achievements, we’re not
only offering you an opportunity of lifetime, but we’re picking up
most of the tab as well!
As one of our best and brightest students in the College of
Professional Studies program, we’re inviting you to immerse
yourself in all things Parisian, and in doing so, experience Paris
like you never thought possible.
The Dean of College of Professional Studies, Kathleen Vouté
MacDonald, Ed.D., is excited to announce thespring 2014 Dean’s
International Study Program where 25 carefully selected CPS seniors
will have the chance to spend one week in Paris, France on a
hands-on exploration of the world’s “City of Light.”
Now is the perfect time to take advantage of this amazing
opportunity to round out your St. John's education with a rewarding
and unforgettable academic and cultural adventure!! Don’t miss the
opportunity to peruse the Vincentian mission…In Paris!
- Course: HIS 1038 “Intellectual
and Cultural History of the Western World” *
A survey of the intellectual and cultural movements that
have given the West its identity. An interdisciplinary approach is
used to study the great movements of Western civilization as
reflected in art, architecture, historical discourse, literature,
music, philosophy, poetry and the social sciences and how these
influenced political and social history.
*This course counts for CPS STUDENTS as a history elective,
social science elective or a free elective. FOR ALL OTHER COLLEGES,
this class counts as a FREE ELECTIVE. Please consult with your
academic advisor to see how this course fits into your academic
program. History majors need approval from Dr. Carey to count it
toward the history major.
Credits: 3 credits*
Please note: This course will continue through the spring 2014
semester as a Distance Learning class
Robert R. Tomes, Ph.D., Professor of History
Anticipated Travel Dates:
January 6 - January 13, 2014 (7 nights)*
(Please note: Students will arrive in Paris on January 6 and depart
from Paris on January 13. You will likely need to travel one day
before the arrival date).
Meals Included: 7
breakfasts, 4 main meals (lunches or dinners depending on the
schedule), plus welcome and farewell dinners. Please note that
other meals will be eaten independently, so be sure to budget
Costs: Students are responsible for a $250
non-refundable deposit/program fee, standard tuition and the cost
of airfare, plus any incidental costs (souvenirs, some meals,
etc.)– nearly all other expenses are paid!
Please note: Tuition and airfare are in
addition to the deposit/program fee. For undergraduate students,
this course will be included in their normal semester tuition bill
as long as they meet full-time student status (12 to 18 credits).
Graduate students will be billed separately for tuition and fees
based on the prevailing cost of tuition for their designated
college. For additional information on current tuition rates,
please click here.
Eligibility Requirements: Undergraduate
students must be slated for May 2014 graduation with at least a 3.0
cumulative GPA. The program is open to all majors in The College of
Professional Studies, with the permission of your advisor or
Deadline: September 15, 2013
- Essay Component: In 250 words, explain to
the dean what you hope to gain from your study abroad experience.
Address the reasons why you believe you should be selected for this
seminar, including what you hope to bring back to the St. John's
community upon your return.