VSU Summer Study Abroad Program: Italy

Early Childhood Education Study Abroad in Italy |Summer I in Italy | Summer II in Italy


Valdosta to Valle D’Aosta: Children, Culture, and Cuisine – Early Childhood in Italy 

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Come to Italy! This four-week program will explore early childhood education in Italy, from the Alps to the ruins of ancient Pompeii. There will be numerous opportunities to observe and work with Italian children in local schools and public spaces, participate in professional seminars, and visit historically and artistically significant sites. In addition, the program includes guided tours in Florence, Rome, the Vatican, Venice, and Pompeii, providing a wide range of cultural interactions.

Program Dates: May 14 - June 9, 2015
Location: Florence, Venice, Siena, Rome, Modena, and Valle D’Aosta, Italy
Cost: $5,525 plus VSU tuition and fees
Special requirements: Only open to ECSE majors going into their 3rd professional semester with a minimum of 3.0/ 4.0
Courses Offered:

  • ECED 6000 : Study of Current Issues and Concepts in Early Childhood Education

BrochureApplication Pay Online 

Dr. Deborah L Marciano
Program Director
dlmarciano@valdosta.edu
Irina McClellan
Study Abroad Advisor
studyabroad@valdosta.edu

Image: Students; Source: Kennesaw State University Program Page

Source: Kennesaw State University Montepulciano, Italy Summer Session I page

Summer Study Abroad Session I: Montepulciano, Italy

The Summer Study Abroad in Montepulciano, Italy, allow students the opportunity to live and study in historic and scenic Tuscany, while completing six hours credit from a wide range of courses in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Fine Arts. Throughout the four-week program, students live in historic apartments scattered throughout one of Italy's most-scenic Tuscan hill towns. In addition to classroom activities and lectures, students take eight field trips to various locations throughout Italy, including Rome, Florence, the Vatican City, Siena, Assisi, and Pisa. Using many of these destinations as a point of departure, students spend their three day weekends in Pompei, Sorrento, Cinque Terre, Venice, and Milan.

Duration
: TBA
Location: Montepulciano, Italy
Cost: TBA

Cost includes airfare, housing, five dinners per week, program-related field trips including all admissions/museum entry fees and emergency health insurance. 

Classes Offered:

  • ARTH 3120 - Understanding Visual Art (3 credits)
  • HIST 1101 - An Introduction to World HIstory I (3 credits)
  • ENGL 3300/3330 - Writing Italian Feminism (3 credits)
  • BIOL 4020 - Global Sustainability (3 credits)
  • ART 4180 - Digital Photography in Italy (3 credits)
  • HIST 3090 - Making of the Modern Mediterranean (3 credits)
  • ENGL 2111 - The Italian Masters (3 credits)
  • PERS 2490 - Plants and Civilization (3 credits)

          Application Link Pay Here

Karin Murray
Faculty Representative
kgmurray@valdosta.edu
(229)245-2399
Irina McClellan
Study Abroad Advisor
studyabroad@valdosta.edu
(229)333-7410 

Summer Study Abroad Session II: Montepulciano, Italy

The Montepulciano,Italy Summer Study abroad program allows students an opportunity to take lower and upper division course work in historic Tuscany. Montepulciano is centrally located between Rome and Florence with accessible bus and rail transportation to the rest of Italy. Kennesaw State University has overseen this study abroad program, a consortium among Georgia College & State University, Georgia Southern University, and Kennesaw State University, since 2000.

Duration
: TBA
Location: Montepulciano, Italy
Cost: TBA

Cost includes airfare, housing, five dinners per week, program-related field trips including all admissions/museum entry fees and emergency health insurance.


Classes Offered:

  • ENGL 3300 - Travel Writing (3 credits)
  • POLS 4850 - Rome: From Republic to Empire (3 credits)
  • ART 1100 - Introduction to Visual Arts (3 credits)
  • ANTH 1102 - Introduction to Anthropology (3 credits)
  • ENGL 2111 - Humans and the Supernatural in World Literature (3 credits)
  • POLS 3500 - Political Ideologies (3 credits)
  • ART 1010/4150 - SketchBook Travel Journal (3 credits)
  • ANTH 4900 - Death in the Mediterranean

          Application Link Pay Here

Karin Murray
Faculty Representative
kgmurray@valdosta.edu
(229)245-2399
Irina McClellan
Study Abroad Advisor
studyabroad@valdosta.edu
(229)333-7410