Skip to content
Programs : Brochure
This page is the brochure for your selected program. You can view the provided information for this program on this page and click on the available buttons for additional options.
LSU sur les Deux Bayous in Arnaudville
arnaudville, United States (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Spring Intersession
Layout wrapper table for buttons
Layout table containing buttons
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Request Advising
Layout table containing buttons
Homepage: Click to visit
Dates / Deadlines: - unrelated header
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet: - unrelated header
Fact Sheet:
#i18n(14)# parameter/value output
Glossary entry for program parameter 10001
Minimum GPA Required:
2.75 Housing Options: Guest House
Language Prerequisite: 4 semesters of language APA Program Type: Summer Programs
Credit Type: LSU courses & credit APA Advisor: Marissa Baham
Program Description:
Program Description:

LSU sur les Deux Bayous in Arnaudville 2018

Arnaudville fishing

Let's geaux to Cajun Country......

The Department of French Studies invites you to participate in a linguistic and cultural immersion program in the heart of francophone Louisiana. You will discover the tiny community of Arnaudville, situated less than an hour’s drive from Baton Rouge, at the confluence of Bayou Têche and Bayou Fuselier, where French and Creole are still living languages. Cathy Luquette, in cooperation with Arnaudville’s NuNu Collective, will lead this unique exploration where you will meet locals who will share their language, local traditions and hospitality. Learn about this region’s natural beauty, delicious cuisine, music, dancing and games, all while earning academic credit.
Arnaudville group chat


Dates & Costs

Start Date End Date Program Fee LSU Tuition & Fees (3 hours)
May 14 May 28 $1100 instate: tbd
out of state: tbd

Program Fee Includes

  • Housing
  • Meals
  • Fieldtrips and cultural events
  • Health insurance

Housing: Students will live in Airbnbs and vacation rental homes

Program Fee Does NOT Include

Tuition and Fees: You must pay tuition and fees for all courses you take through LSU.  The tuition you pay is based on whether or not you are a resident of Louisiana.  If you are an out of state student, you will pay out of state tuition and fees for all courses taken through LSU.

Spending money: You should plan for additional expenditures snacks, souvenirs, and outings with friends.


Course Description
FREN 3295 Special Topics in Louisiana French:  LSU Sur les Deux Bayous a Arnaudville

Coursework will include both group projects and individual research, as well as daily journals.

Arnaudville dancing


May 14 Class begins in Baton Rouge
May 15 Class in Baton Rouge
May 16 Class in Baton Rouge
May 17 Class in Baton Rouge
May 18  Arrive in Arnaudville
May 19 Classes in Arnaudville
May 20 Classes in Arnaudville
May 21 Classes in Arnaudville
May 22 Classes in Arnaudville; return to Baton Rouge
May 23 Classes in Baton Rouge
May 24 Classes in Baton Rouge
May 25 Final Presentations in Baton Rouge
May 26 Final Presentations in Arnaudville

Please note: itinerary is tentative and subject to change

ArnaudvilleHouse tour



Faculty Member Department
Cathy Luquette
Program Director
French Instructor 

Eligibility & Withdrawal

In order to be eligible for the program, you must:

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 (undergraduate) or 3.0 (graduate students
  • Must have completed Fren 2102 or 2202 with a B or better
  • Be at least 18 years old by the first day of the program
  • Not be on disciplinary or scholastic probation
  • Have the prerequisites for the courses you take

NOTE: This program is open to students from all disciplines. Qualified applications from other insitutions are also welcome.

Application Deadline
March 23, 2018

Although the application deadline is March 23, you are advised to register early in order to secure a spot in the program. The program will fill on a first come, first served basis from those who meet the eligibility requirements.

Deposit: A $500 deposit will be placed on your LSU billing statement at the time that you apply to the program. Students at other universities must send in a check or money order (made payable to "Louisiana State University") for the $500 deposit along with their applications.

The $500 deposit is nonrefundable after February 2, 2018.

Payment Deadlines: the $500 deposit is put on your billing statement when you are accepted into the program and is due at the time that the charge appears.  The rest of the program fee (minus the $500 deposit) and tuition/fees for the courses will appear on your summer fee bill.  Those fee bills are available via myLSU in early May and are due in late May (specific dates TBD by the Registrar).

If you withdraw from the program: After February 2, you will be responsible for making payments on your study abroad program, even if you do not go on the program. The amount that you will owe is based on the date on which you withdraw. The withdrawal schedule is:

Date Withdrawal Costs
February 2, 2018 $500 deposit is non-refundable; student is obligated to pay for any non-refundable reservations the program has already paid, or is already contractually obligated to pay, on the student's behalf

Layout wrapper table for buttons
Layout table containing buttons
This program is currently not accepting applications.