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Hospitality Exchange at the Universite d'Angers, France

Spring  2013

France 

Program Full

Program Description:

Rosen College of Hospitality Management (RCHM) students have the opportunity to participate in an exchange program with The University of Angers, School of Hotel and Tourism in France (ESTHUA=Etudes Superieures de Tourisme et Hotellerie d'Angers). The exchange includes a specialized hospitality and tourism curriculum and site inspections, as well as introductory classes in French. The "Groupe Anglophone" tourism and hospitality courses are tailored to international students and are delivered in English. Angers is the 16th largest populated city in France and is located in the Loire Valley, about 200 miles southwest of Paris. It is a regional center with about 270,000 residents. The city features some of the most beautiful and prolific gardens in France, as well as the oldest and largest collection of medieval tapestries in the world, which hangs in the 13th century Chateau d'Angers located in the heart of the city.

Minimum Requirements

  • GPA: 3.0 Cumulative
  • Must be in good standing (academic, conduct and financial) with UCF
  • Must be registered full time while participating in the exchange

Application Process:
You can apply online for this program.  The application includes the submittal of a brief essay (500 words) that clearly describes your academic and personal goals, as well as how this program would further them. We recommend you work on your essay outside the application environment and then paste it on the appropriate field.

In addition, the application process also requires that you submit the following items to Joshua Johnson, RCH 201C:

  • Resume
  • Academic reference from instructor familiar with you (which may be from a supervisor if appropriate) and who can explain why you are a good candidate for this program.

Selected participants must meet with the Program Coordinator to discuss and register for the appropriate coursework. Course work completed through the program may count as 12 semester hours of restricted elective or general elective course work.

All applications will be reviewed by the Rosen College International Committee and selected applicants will be notified of how to follow up. Assessment of the applications will be based on the academic qualifications of the applicant, as well as fit with the courses that the applicant has taken. UCF does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation and/or veteran status.



Additional Information:

Passport Services Available on Campus

Learning Outcomes:

Participants of this program will be expected to realize the following outcomes:

DISCIPLINARY OUTCOMES (per course syllabi)

GEOGRAPHIC AWARENESS

  • Describe the main cultural, geographic, physical, politico-economic, and social characteristics of the host country.
  • Discuss how the host country fits within the global physical, cultural, political or economic systems.

SELF-AWARENESS

  • Describe how the program impacted their personal culture and values.
  • Provide examples on how the program experiences affected their academic, professional, or personal goals.

SELF-RELIANCE

  • Provide examples of how they may use their program experiences to deal with challenging situations in the future.
  • Provide examples of how to avoid conflicts from misunderstandings due to cultural differences.

COMMUNICATION

  • Communicate in writing how their program experience makes them more valuable to a prospective graduate program or employer. 
Program Prerequisites:
Minimum GPA: 3.00 cumulative
Language: 
Proficiency Level Required: None required. Elementary French recommended
Other Prerequisites: 
Courses[click to expand]:
HFT-4955 Study Abroad: Tourism Training and Communications
Academic Institution: The University of Angers, France
Catalog Description:

A combination of the following two modules at University of Angers, France: Tourism Management Education & Training, Corporate Communication in Tourism Industry. The descriptions of these modules can be found at the above links.

Course Prerequisites:

Per syllabus.

Requirements for Substitution:

Must be completed with three UCF approved courses for this institution.

Credit Hours: 3.00


HFT-3955 Study Abroad: The Loire Valley Castles Culture & Cuisine
Academic Institution: The University of Angers, France
Catalog Description:

A combination of the following five modules at University of Angers, France: The Loire Valley Castles,Tour Guiding & Tour Operating in France, Food Culture Management, Getting to Know Destinations, Marketing Wine-Related Products. The descriptions of these modules can be found at the above links.

Course Prerequisites:

Per syllabus.

Requirements for Substitution:

Must be completed with three UCF approved courses for this institution.

Credit Hours: 3.00


HFT-3955 Study Abroad: International, Regional, Sports and Tourism
Academic Institution: The University of Angers, France
Catalog Description:

A combination of the following three modules at University of Angers, France: Regional Tourism, Sports and Tourism, International Tourism. The descriptions of these modules can be found at the above links.

Course Prerequisites:

Per syllabus.

Requirements for Substitution:

Must be completed with three UCF approved courses for this institution.

Credit Hours: 3.00


HFT-4955 Study Abroad: Management Accounting and Quality Services Managment in Hotel and Tourism
Academic Institution: The University of Angers, France
Catalog Description:

A combination of the following four modules at University of Angers, France: Management Accounting, Commercial Negotiation, International Marketing, Quality Services Management in Hotel & Tourism. The descriptions of these modules can be found at the above links.

Course Prerequisites:

Per syllabus.

Requirements for Substitution:

Must be completed with three UCF approved courses for this institution.

Credit Hours: 3.00


Program Components and Costs:
Component: Administration
Services: 
Price (in US Dollars): 350.00
Requirement: Mandatory
Payments:
Payment due:  Pending application approval
Study abroad fees are posted to the UCF student account. Payment procedures, types and cashier locations can be found here, on the UCF Registrar's website.
Faculty Program Coordinator:
Name: Fazal Jameer
Email: fazal.jameer@ucf.edu
Office: RSH 201A (Rosen Campus)
Program Dates:
Program Begins: 2013-01-15
Program Ends: 2013-05-31
Program Deadlines:
Last day to apply: 2012-03-23
Academic Institution:
The University of Angers, France 
Additional information:
Program Map
Nearest US Embassy Abroad
US State Department Country Information
Currency Exchange Information
Visa Information:
Visa Required: Yes
Visa Application Date: 
Estimated Cost of the Visa: 150.00
Additional Visa Information
Your visa requirements and cost may vary if you are not a US citizen. Please let OIS staff know if you are not using a US passport to ensure that we can address any differences in the immigration requirements.

Program Cost Disclaimer: The program cost does not cover UCF tuition, airfare (unless a program expressly and specifically includes this), independent travel, or personal expenses. Cost is approximate and may fluctuate due to changes in foreign currency or unforeseen circumstances. UCF reserves the right to alter or cancel the program at any time. In such cases, the university shall not be liable for airfare, transportation costs and/or any other costs incurred by the student. UCF, Office of International Studies will make reasonable efforts to notify students through reasonable means to inform the students to reserve their flights. Students should consult their travel agent about buying travel insurance to defray unanticipated costs in the event travel plans change. UCF will make reasonable efforts to notify students via Knights email when any significant changes are being made to the program. It is entirely within UCF's discretion as to what changes are considered significant.

University of Central Florida
Office of International Studies
4000 Central Florida Blvd, Millican Hall room 107 Orlando, FL 32816
Telephone (407) 882-2300 | Fax (407) 882-0240 | studyabroad@ucf.edu