Pau, France (USAC) Summer Academics
EligibilityTo apply, you must be a currently enrolled, degree-seeking, undergraduate UW-Eau Claire student. You need to be in good-academic, conduct and financial standing. You also need to have a cumulative GPA of 2.5. You must maintain enrollment and continue to meet the academic standing and GPA requirements the semester prior to departure. You may apply as a first year student, but must have at least sophomore standing by the time the program begins. There is NO language requirement for the Pau, France program.
CoursesThe summer session is composed of two sessions- session I is four weeks and session II is four weeks. You are required to attend either just session I or both sessions.
Session I only:
Over the course of the four-week program, you will earn 4-6 credits. The curriculum is focused on French language study. Students are required to take a language course each session and choose from one-credit cultural electives that are taught in either English or French. In order to take six credits, students must enroll in the Paris Study Tour, which had an additional course fee. To see the course offerings, visit the USAC website and click on the appropriate term. Students planning to use financial aid need to be enrolled in at least 6 credits.
Session I & II:
Over the course of the eight-week program, you will earn 9-11 credits. The curriculum is focused on French language study. Students are required to take a language course each session and choose from one-credit cultural electives that are either taught in English or French. Visit the USAC site to view course offerings and descriptions.
No internships are offered in the summer terms. Internships are only available in the spring semester.
UW-Eau Claire EquivalenciesTo see how courses from summer 2018 come back to UW-Eau Claire, click on the following document:
Liberal Education/General Education RequirementsFor students in catalog years 2016-17 and later, this program can fulfill an Integrate Learning (I1) requirement upon completion of the integrated learning assignments while abroad. Please contact your study abroad coordinator for more details.
For students in catalog years through 2015-16, six credits of foreign Culture can be waived upon successful program completion. The requirement is not automatically applied: please email Degree Review at firstname.lastname@example.org after completion of your program to update your degree audit. (Students earning a B.A., B.F.A., or B.M. degree in the College of Arts and Sciences cannot use study abroad to fulfill their foreign language/foreign culture requirements. See the university catalog for details.).