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

Courses

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

Spring 1 2021: Business, Communications, International Relations & Liberal Arts (January 19, 2021 - May 11, 2021)
Catalog Code: VRMS3121

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

16 - 22

Academic Information

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.

COURSE CREDIT

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

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.

SYLLABI

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

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.

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. 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.

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:

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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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]

Archeology

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Archaelogy of the Roman Identity [ARC 301]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Conservation and Restoration: Ethics and Principles [ARC 207 / AH 207]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Global Heritage [ARC 203]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Investigating Archeology: Methods & Techniques for Analyzing the Past [ARC 104]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Roman Archeology On-Site [ARC 101]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Roman Army [ARCL 209]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Rome of Augustus [ARCL 401]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Sicily: The Archaeology of the Hellenistic Mediterranean [ARCL 252]

Art History

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Ancient to Baroque [AH 200]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Art Gallery Management [AHMG 320]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Art of Rome [AH 100]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Baroque Rome and Italy [AH 301]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Globalization [ECPO 313]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Methods and Theory of Art History [AH 299]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
New Perspectives: Visual Technology in Renaissance and Baroque Art [AH 214]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Villas, Palaces and Gardens in the Renaissance and Baroque [AH 312]

Art Studio

Courses:
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]

Business

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Business Law [BUS 200]
1 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Destination Marketing: European Wonders [TTM 351]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Introduction to International Business [BUS 300]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction to Travel and Tourism [TTM 201]

Cinema

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Documentary Production Workshop [CIN 302]

Classics

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Greek and Roman Mythology [CLS 101]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Rome: Republic and Empire [CLHS 205]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Silver Age Latin Literature [LTN 302]

Communication

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Communication and Society [COM 200]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
European Mass Media [COM 300]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Explorations in Cultural Studies [COM 324]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Intercultural Communication [COM 219]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Italian Media and Popular Culture [COIS 320]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Magazine Journalism Practicum [COM 403]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Social Media Management [COMK 404]

Computer Science

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Computer Applications for Business [CSC 201]

Economics

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Environmental Economics [ECO 310]
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
Upper Division
Creative Writing [ENG 300]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Literary Editing and Publishing [ENG 305]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Survey of American Literature [ENG 204]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Survey of British Literature II [ENG 201]
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]

Environmental Sciences

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Environmental Science [ENV 103]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Food and the Environment [FS 301]

Film and Digitial Media

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Audio Production and Post-Production [FDM 203]
1 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Black and White Urban Photography [FDM 281]
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
Upper Division
Digital Media and Society [COM 306]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Film History [FDM 102]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Podcasting and Vidcasting [FDM 211]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Video Production [FDM 101]

Finance

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Finance [ECFN 306]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Investment Banking [FNC 401]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Managerial Finance [FNC 300]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Portfolio Management [FNC 400]

Fine Arts

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Drawing I [ART 102]
1 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
European Sketchbook [ART 252]
1 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Historic Artistic Technique [ART 253]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction to Art Therapy [FAPS 210]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Painting Workshop [ART 315]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The Making of Art: History of Art Material [AHFA 328]

History

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Cultural Heritage, Conflict and Peacebuilidng [CH 503]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
History of Modern Italy [HST 200]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
History of the Modern Middle East [HST 307]

International Affairs

Courses:
1 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Brexit and a New Potential Confict: The Case of the Republic of Ireland [IA 350]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Humanitarian Response [IA 404]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
International Organizations [IA 202]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
International Relations: Theories and Cases [IA 200]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
International Response to Humanitarian Crises [PST 515]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Islam and Politics [IARE 302]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Special Topics: Model UN [IA 360]

Italian Culture

Courses:
1 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Food and (multi) Culture in Italy [IS 251]
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]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The Mafia in Italian Society, Literature and Film [IS 301]

Latin

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Beginning Latin II [LTN 102]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught In English
Readings in Intermediate Latin [LTN 250]

Management

Courses:
3 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Human Resource Management Inservice Operations [MGT 305]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Negotiating Globally [MGT 304]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Principles of Management [MGT 201]

Marketing

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Consumer Behavior [MKT 301]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Global Fashion Marketing [MKT 316]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Integrated Marketing Communications [MKT 310]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Marketing Research [MKT 309]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
New Product Development [MKT 305]
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]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Statistics II: Inferential Statistics [MTH 103]

Misc. Department

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Digital Content Management [COM 313]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Digital Design Workshop [FDM 320]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Drawing II [ART 202]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Drawing Workshop [ART 302]
3 Credit Points
Language Level: Taught in English
Film Project Workshop [FDM 309]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Food Writing Across Media [FS 516]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Heritage Economics [CH 504]

Music

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Masterpieces of Italian Opera [MUS 201]

Political Science

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Democracy and Government: Contemporary Challenges [PST 514]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Ethics and Global Policies [POL 304]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Political Economy [ECPO 318]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction to Political Science [POL 101]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Recent Political Theory [POL 302]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Security and Defence Policy in the EU [POL 306]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Terrorism and Political Violence [POL 321]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The 3 Cs of War: Causes, Cures, Consequences [POL 320]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
The European Union: Origins, Evolution and Impact [ECPO 204]

Psychology

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction to Psychology [PSY 101]

Religion

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Christianity and the Roman Empire (100-425 CE) [REL 202/CLS 202]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction to Religion [REL 101]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Sacred Space: Religious Architecture of Rome [AHRE 106]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The Sanctity of Life: Selected Themes [REL 362]

Science

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
GIS for Food and Agriculture [FS 519]

Social Sciences

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Food Policy [FS 504]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Food, Rurality and Local Government [FS 511]

Sociology

Courses:
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Gender in Global Perspectives [SOC 210]
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]
3 Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Sociology of Contemporary Italy [SOC 300]

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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