Fall 1 2021: Business, Communications, International Relations & Liberal Arts

Courses

Course list Fall 1 2021: Business, Communications, International Relations & Liberal Arts

Fall 1 2021: Business, Communications, International Relations & Liberal Arts (Early September, 2021 - Mid December, 2021)
Catalog Code: VRMF3121

ELIGIBILITY

Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

You must be at least 18 years old by the program start date.

You must submit a course registration agreement. Additional details will be provided after gaining access to the ISA Student Portal.

If you have a cumulative GPA below 2.50, you may still be considered for acceptance. You will have to submit one letter of recommendation and a statement of purpose.

 

ISA Veritas Courses

All ISA Veritas semester students will take their traditional courses at the ISA host institution in addition to one 3-credit ISA Veritas course. Students will choose one of the two courses below. The courses will include students from across all ISA Veritas locations. The Comparative Religions course will be online, and the International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum will be online/on-site. 
 
Comparative Religions (HUM 353)
This course is an introduction to the major religious traditions of the world—particularly Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—and indigenous, new, and secular religions. The historical development, key figures, as well as major doctrines and practices are explored.
 
International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum (HUM 490)
This course provides upper division service-learning credit for international missions projects, an extended missions experience designed to acquaint students with the implementation of missions principles in an international context through ISA Veritas Christian Study Abroad programs.


COURSE OPTIONS AT THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF ROME

Credits

12 - 16

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

12 - 16

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

18 - 24

Academic Information

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

  • You will take 12 to 16 credits during this session. Most classes meet Monday - Thursday.

COURSE SELECTION

  • Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
  • Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or prerequisites.
  • Course availability is based on enrollment numbers.
  • You should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of class cancellations.

SYLLABI

  • Requests for sample syllabi can be made to the Italy Program Manager.

COURSE LEVEL RECOMMENDATIONS

  • ISA offers course level recommendations for the courses listed below. Please note that the course level recommendations are based on the host university course level recommendations and course codes and are only recommendations. Course numbers generally adhere to the following guidelines:
    • 100-199 Lower-level introductory courses with no prerequisites
    • 200-299 Lower-level courses with one or more prerequisites
    • 300-399 Upper-level courses with one or more prerequisites
    • 400-499 Upper-level advanced courses with two or more prerequisites and/or senior standing.
  • These ISA recommendations are intended to facilitate the determination of course equivalencies by advisers and credential evaluators at participants' U.S. home institutions.

COURSE FEES

  • Some courses may require additional fees which are to be paid directly to the host university. Lab fees, when applicable, are about $75. Field trip fees can vary greatly. Refer to the course description for applicable fees.

TRANSCRIPTS

  • Upon program completion, you will receive a transcript issued directly from the American University of Rome (AUR). The transcript will reflect U.S. semester credits for all courses taken.

COURSE CREDIT

  • Credits earned vary according to the policies of your home institutions.
  • According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, you must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by your home and host institution, for the duration of the program.
  • Credit transfer is ultimately determined by your home university.

LANGUAGE PLACEMENT

  • Enrollment in Italian courses is determined by the results of a language placement exam administered by the host university. Please note that your performance on the placement exam may not reflect the number of semesters of language instruction you've already completed at your home university.
  • We strongly suggest that if you are trying to place into any level of language beyond true beginning, to prepare for the language placement exam by reviewing previous coursework.

LANGUAGE RECOMMENDATION

  • If you have not completed a college semester of Italian language or the equivalent, you are strongly encouraged to take an Italian language course while on this program.
  • Italian courses are offered from the Beginner to Advanced level.

Please Note:
The courses below reflect the most current list of courses released by the host university. Please refer to this list when completing your pre-registration form. Also note that courses are always subject to change.

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Beginning
Courses:

Arabic

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Elementary Arabic I [ARAB 101]

Greek

Courses:
4 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Elementary Ancient Greek I [GRK 101]

Italian Language

Courses:
4 Credits
Language Level: Beginning
Lower Division
Elementary Italian I [ITL 101]
3 Credits
Language Level: Beginning
Lower Division
Introduction to Italian Language and Culture [ITL 100]
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High Beginning
Courses:

Italian Language

Courses:
4 Credits
Language Level: High Beginning
Lower Division
Elementary Italian II [ITL 102]
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Intermediate
Courses:

Italian Language

Courses:
3 Host University Units
Language Level: Intermediate
Intermediate Italian I Through Film [ITL 200]
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High Intermediate
Courses:

Italian Language

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: High Intermediate
Lower Division
Intermediate Italian II Through Music [ITL 202]
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Advanced
Courses:

Italian Language

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Advanced
Advanced Italian I: Grammar and Composition [ITL 300]
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High Advanced
Courses:

Italian Language

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: High Advanced
Upper Division
Advanced Italian Culture [ITL 401]
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Taught In English
Courses:

Accounting

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Financial Accounting [ACC 201]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Managerial Accounting [ACC 202]

Anthropology

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction to Anthropology [ANT 100]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The Mediterranean World [ANT 300]

Archeology

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Archeology of Roman Identity [ARC 301]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Archeology of the Holy Land [ARC 205]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Being Human: Theoretical Issues in Archeology [ARC 302]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Bodies and Burials [ARC 308]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Forensic Geo-Archeology: Materials and Methods [ARC 312]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
GIS and Remote Sensing in the Archeological Landscape [ARC 313]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Global Heritage [ARC 203]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Great Kingdoms of the Ancient Near East [ARC 215]
1 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Pottery and Archeology [ARC 253]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Roman Archeology On-Site [ARC 101]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Special Advanced Topics in Archaeology and Classics [ARCL 483]

Art History

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Ancient Material Culture [AHAR 101]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Art of Rome [AH 100]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Arts of Antiquity [AHAR 101]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Arts of (Post) Modernity [AH 202]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Arts of Renaissance and Baroque [AH 103]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Arts of the Middle Ages: Fourth to Fourteenth Century [AH 102]
15 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Berlin Museums and Cultural Dilemma [AHAR 255]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Caravaggio [AH 401]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Contemporary Art in the Global Village [AH 212]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Etruscan Art and Archeology [AHAR 314]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
From Ancient to Renaissance Art [AH 200]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Museology and Curatorship [AH 316]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
New Perspectives: Visual Technology in Renaissance and Baroque Art [AH 214]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Roman Imperial Art and Architecture [AHAR 300]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The Renaissance in Rome [AH 310]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Van Gogh to Warhol [AH 210]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Venice in the Renaissance [AH 321]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Ways of Seeing [AH 102]

Art Studio

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Advanced Painting [ART 415]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Digital Design II: Motion Graphics [FDM 205]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Painting Techniques I [ART 115]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Painting Techniques II [ART 215]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Printmaking I [ART 103]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Printmaking II [ART 203]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Printmaking Workshop [ART 303]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Roman Sketchbook [ART 101]
1 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Sculpture in Clay [ART 121]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Three-Dimensional Art I [ART 105]

Astronomy

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
General Astronomy [ASTR 100]

Business

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Business Law [BUS 302]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Introduction to International Business [BUS 300]

Cinema

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Directing for the Screen [CIN 312]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Video Post-Production [FDM 202]

Classics

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Caesar, Cicero and the Collapse of the Roman Republic [CLHS 302]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Greek and Roman Mythology [CLS 101]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Introduction to Ancient Greece and Rome [ARCL 100]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Magna Graecia [CLS 312]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Silver Age Latin Literature [LTN 302]

Communication

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Advanced Communication Theory [COM 201]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
A Moveable Feast: Writing About Food [ENG 321]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Communication and Society [COM 200]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Concept Development / Storytelling [COM 212]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Data Driven Communications [COM 407]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Digital Communication Strategy [COM 312]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Media and Gender [COM 301]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Media and International Affairs [COM 401]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Media Ethics [COM 305]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Media History [COM 100]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Media Management [COMK 220]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Political Communication [COM 303]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Popular Music and Mass Culture [COM 210]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Principles and Practice of Journalism [COM 318]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Public Speaking and Presentation [COM 203]
1 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Special Topics: Intellectual Property in the Age of Social and Digital Media [COM 281]

Economics

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
A Brief History of Capitalism [ECO 315]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Trade [ECO 301]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Principles of Macroeconomics [ECO 211]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Principles of Microeconomics [ECO 212]

English

Courses:
6 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Comprehensive Writing Fundamentals [ENG 100]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Drama: Genre, Techniques and Structure [ENG 207]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Playful Subversion: Understanding Post Modern Text [ENG 308]
3 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Playwriting [ENG 312]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Poetry: Genre, Technique, and Structure [ENG 206]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Special Topics: Literature and Race [ENG 413]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The Art of the Review: Movies, Book and the Arts [COEN 327]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The Grand Tour and the Literature of Tourism [ENG 325]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Travel Writing [COEN 322]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Writing Fiction for Children and Young Adults [ENG 317]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Writing for Business [BUEN 307]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Writing from Research [ENG 102]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Writing from Theory [ENG 202]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Writing Fundamentals [ENG 101]

Film and Digitial Media

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
3D Computer Animation [FDM 326]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Advanced Video Production and Post-Production [FDM 327]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Digital Design II: Motion Graphics [FDM 205]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Digital Design I: Print Graphics [FDM 105]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Digital Media Production [FDM 215]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Experimental Film and Video [FDM 400]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Fundamentals of Screenwriting [FDM 214]
3 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
History and Practice of Special Effects [FDM 313]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Interactive Online Media [FDM 407]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction to Film Theory [FDM 210]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction to Visual Culture [FAFD 241]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Photography in Rome: Studio and Still Life [FAFD 106]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Principles and Techniques of Film and Video Production [FDM 202]

Finance

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Managerial Finance [FNC 300]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Money and Banking [ECFN 305]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Personal Finance [FNC 211]

Fine Arts

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Color and Composition [ART 100]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Drawing I [ART 102]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Painting Workshop [ART 315]

History

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
History of Modern Europe [HST 305]

International Affairs

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
An Introduction to Ethics [POL 203]
1 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Brussels: International Organizations and International Relations [IA 356]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Comparative Foreign Policy [IA 301]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Conflict Resolution and Negotiation [IA 403]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Global Politics [IA 201]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
International Human Rights [IA 307]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Law [IA 402]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction to International Relations: History and Concepts [IA 100]
3 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Migration and Anti-Immigration Europe [POL 309]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Research Seminar in International Politics [IAPO 200]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
U.S. and Europe Since 1945 [IA 203]

Italian Culture

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Italian Culture at the Movies [IS 206]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Italian Food and Culture [IS 212]
1 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Sicily against the Mafia [ISSO 250]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The Mafia in Italian Society, Literature and Film [IS 301]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Travels To/Through Italy: Representations of Contacts Between Cultures [IS 220]

Latin

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Beginning Latin I [LTN 101]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Learning Latin Through Inscriptions, Elementary Latin and Epigraphy [LTN 100]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught In English
Upper Division
Reading in Medieval Latin [LTN 305]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught In English
Readings in Intermediate Latin [LTN 250]

Management

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Consulting: Tools, Analysis and Strategies for Organizational Success [MGT 404]
3 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Cultural and Travel Tourism [ARTM 311]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Doing Business in Italy [MGT 302]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Event Planning, Marketing & Management [MGMK 312]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Management of Sports Facilities and Events [MGT 313]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Negotiating Globally [MGT 304]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Organizational Behavior in a Global Context [MGT 301]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Principles of Management [MGT 201]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Quantitative Methods for Business [MGT 310]

Marketing

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Advertising Strategy [MKT 300]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Consumer Behavior [MKT 301]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Global Marketing [MKT 400]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Luxury Brand Marketing [MKT 314]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Marketing for Non-Profit Organizations [MKT 302]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Marketing for Travel and Tourism [MKT 311]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Principles of Marketing [MKT 200]

Mathematics

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Statistics I: Descriptive Statistics [MTH 102]

Misc. Department

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Drawing Workshop [ART 302]

Political Science

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Conflict and Peace in the Mediterranean [POL 314]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Democracy and Government in Today's Society [POL 404]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction to the American Political System [POL 120]
Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Political Risk Analysis [POL 302]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Recent Political Theory [POL 302]

Religion

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Politics, Philosophy and Religion [PORE 323]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Religion in a Pluralistic World [REL 200]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Sacred Space: Religious Architecture of Rome [AHRE 106]

Sociology

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction to Sociology [SOC 100]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Living Rome: Urban Spaces, Culture and Identity [SOC 120]

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

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