Learn and experience through active engagement and immersion in Italian culture and society. The Summer 2014 Cultural Introduction and Cultural Perspectives programs feature lectures, active participation, and on-site/field learning.

CULTURAL INTRODUCTION TO ITALY

1-WEEK FIELD LEARNING OPTION: ISISCI200/LSSOCI200 Cultural Introduction to Italy
Credit load: 1 credit (45 lecture and field learning hours)
Learning locations: 1 week of field learning with focus on Italian culture: Rome, Southern Tuscany, Versilia.
Dates and Schedules: See our Academic Calendar and Summer C-D-E-F course schedules.

3-WEEK FLORENCE-ONLY OPTION: ISISCI202/LSSOCI202 Cultural Introduction to Italy
Credit load: 3-credit academic course in Florence (45 lecture hours)
Dates and Schedules: See our Academic Calendar and Summer I-II-III-IV course schedules.

4-WEEK FIELD LEARNING AND FLORENCE OPTIONS:
ISISCI207/LSSOCI200 Cultural Introduction to Italy
Credit load: 4 credits (45 lecture hours - 45 field learning hours)
Learning locations: 1 week in Rome, Southern Tuscany, Versilia; 3 weeks of classes in Florence.
or
LSSOCI206/ISISCI206 Cultural Introduction to Italy
Credit load: 6 credits (45 lecture hours - 90 hours field learning hours)
Learning locations: 1 week in Rome, Southern Tuscany, Versilia; 3 weeks of classes in Florence and one weekend trip to Venice.
Dates and Schedules: See our Academic Calendar and Summer V-VI-VII-VIII course schedules.

CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES: AWARENESS, EXPOSURE, AND ENGAGEMENT

6-WEEK PROGRAM: LS SO CP 310 Cultural Perspectives: Awareness, Exposure, and Engagement
Credit load: 6 semester credits (45 lecture hours 90 hours of field learning & field work)
This program fosters learning by action and participation, and builds awareness from the perspective of active engagement beyond mere observation. The focus is on contemporary Italian society and culture – politics, economy, social environment, traditions – and includes communication skills in Italian.
Learning locations: 10 visits in Florence + cultural/fieldwork activities, a weekend trip to Rome, a weekend trip to Verona and the Lakes.
Dates and Schedules: See our Academic Calendar and Summer A and B course schedules.

To apply please visit our Undergraduate Admissions Area.

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