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Summer 2014 in Rome, Italy

Program Type: Group experience led by SBU faculty

Dates: July 4 - August 1, 2014




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Program Description:
SBU offers students the opportunity to study for four weeks in bellissima Roma, la città eternal!  This study abroad program, established over 30 years ago, enables participants to gain firsthand knowledge of contemporary Italy. The curriculum offers students an understanding of Italian history, politics, and culture, as well as the possibility of fulfilling Diversified Education Curriculum (DEC) and upper-division requirements. In conjunction with classes, visits will be made to the city’s artistic and historical landmarks. Planned group excursions include Venice, Assisi, Florence, Naples, Capri, Pompeii, the Amalfi Coast and Tivoli. 

Program Highlights:

  • Experience the host country as a group led by distinguished SBU faculty
  • In conjunction with classes, visits will be made to the city’s artistic and historical landmarks.
  • Planned group excursions include Venice, Assisi, Florence, Naples, Capri, Pompeii, the Amalfi Coast and Tivoli.
Courses Offered:

All students participating in this program are required to take a minimum of 6 credits (two courses). Students may take a maximum of 9 credits. For course descriptions, please refer to the Undergraduate Bulletin online.

ANT 311 Anthropology: Immersion in Another Culture (DEC J) – 3 credits
ARH 307 Art of the Renaissance(DEC I) – 3 credits
BUS 337 Entrepreneurship Across Countries – 3 credits
BUS 440 International Management – 3 credits
HUI 231 Sex and Politics in Italian Cinema (DEC D) – 3 credits
HUI 338 Images of Italian Americans in Film (DEC K) - 3 credits 
HUI 239 Modern Italy (DEC I) – 3 credits
ITL 111 Elementary Italian I – 4 credits
ITL 112 Elementary Italian II – 4 credits
ITL 211 Intermediate Italian I – 3 credits
ITL 212 Intermediate Italian II – 3 credits
ITL 311 Italian Conversation and Composition – 3 credits
ITL 312 Italian Conversation and Composition 3 credits
ITL 411 Advanced Conversation and Composition – 3 credits
ITL 440 The Italian Scene (DEC I) – 3 credits
ITL 447 Independent Study – 3 credits
ITL 500 Reading Italian – 3 credits
ITL 501 Contemporary Italy – 3 credits
ITL 508 Syntax and Composition – 3 credits
ITL 552 Studies in the Modern Novel – 3 credits
ITL 581 Independent Study – 3 creditsPOL 309 Politics of the European Union (DEC I) – 3 credits
POL 310 Politics of Immigration and Refugees (DEC F) – 3 credits
POL 447 Directed Readings in Political Science - 3 credits

Living Arrangements:
Students are housed in a hotel near the city center. For more information, please click here.

Health Insurance:
International coverage through the SUNY provider, HTH Worldwide, is mandatory and included in the Program Fee. 

Program Costs:

  • $60 Application Processing Fee
  • $200 Administrative Fee (non-refundable)
  • Tuition costs: $245 per credit for New York residents, $742 per credit for non-residents
  • Program Fee: $3,350 (includes housing, two meals per day, metro pass, group excursions, and international health insurance)
  • Airfare: All participants will fly as a group with the program director. Upon acceptance, students will be given the necessary flight information and will purchase tickets individually. Students are encouraged to book early to secure the best price.
  • *All Fees subject to change

Eligibility:

  • Language proficiency is NOT required
  • All students in good academic standing (2.0 GPA or higher) may apply
Application Deadline:
  • *Application deadline has been extended to April 15, 2014*
  • Applicants are notified of an admissions decision on a rolling basis, so the sooner one applies, the sooner one can receive a decision!
  • Late applications considered at the Program Director’s discretion.
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Contact
Mario Mignone, Ph.D. (learn more about Dr. Mignone here)
Program Director
Department of European Languages, Literatures, and Culture
1055 Humanities Building
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5359
mario.mignone@stonybrook.edu

Jennifer Green
Study Abroad Advisor
International Academic Programs and Services
Stony Brook University
E1340 Melville Library
Stony Brook, NY 11794
jennifer.green@stonybrook.edu