Study & Intern in Rome

Study & Intern in Rome — Full Course List

Courses

Italian Language

Survival Italian

ROME 1xxx

Summer

1 credit

This course is designed to introduce you to the basics of the Italian language, and help you learn important phrases and cultural cues for your time in Rome

Link to Syllabus (pdf)

 

Area Studies

Made in Italy: The Design and Marketing of an Ideal

ROME 3003

Summer

3 Credits

This course will provide you with a full understanding of Made in Italy as a brand and lifestyle. The course will revolve around lectures and site visits that contribute to the development of a student group marketing plan.
*This course is equivalent to JOUR4259, (SJMC skills course) 

Approved for the Liberal Education Arts & Humanities core and Global Perspectives theme.

Link to Syllabus (pdf)

Sustainable Foods of Italy

ROME 3008

Summer

3 Credits

Students examine themes of population growth, food production, ecology, agriculture and economic systems, global warming, consumer consequences, resources and competition for resources, all from an Italian perspective.

Approved for the Liberal Education Environment theme.

Link to Syllabus (pdf)

Internships in Rome: A Comparative Approach to the Italian Workforce

ROME 3013

Summer

3 Credits

This course explores the world of work in Italy and how students respond to the challenges that they can expect to encounter while interning in Rome. A list of potential internship placement areas can be found here.

Link to Syllabus (pdf)

Sport & Society in Modern Italy

ROME 3014

Summer

3 Credits

This course will examine the role of sport (with an emphasis on soccer and cycling) in Italian society from historical and contemporary perspectives. The course will consider the relationship between sports and such issues as gender, race, class, ethnicity, sexuality, nationalism, nation-building, the Italian economy, and the role of the media in order to determine how developments in sports have influenced, and have been influenced by, Italian politics and society.

Link to Syllabus (pdf)

Italian Design Studio: Blending Tradition & Innovation

ROME 3xxx

Summer

3 Credits

This studio course will expose students to the productive intersection of ideas, using the city of Rome as the inspiration and context for interdisciplinary design work. Students from across the College of Design, including apparel, graphic, interior, architecture and landscape architecture, as well as students from other universities (with foundational skills in the visual arts and/or design) will be working together to realize a shared project goal.  

Link to Syllabus (coming soon!)

Resources

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Leadership Minor Scholarship

University of Minnesota leadership minor students who participate in this program are eligible for the Leadership Minor Study Abroad Scholarship