Arcadia in Sicily Courses

All courses with the exception of Italian Language are taught in English.

  • Make sure your credits transfer back for credit with your home school – this is your responsibility.
  • Please be flexible about courses – we can’t guarantee placement in specific courses.
  • Please review your course choices with your academic or study abroad advisor, and submit the online course registration form to The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University.

Choosing Your Courses

Please review all course information for the program in Sicily carefully, including course syllabi and descriptions, and the semester the courses is offered, when completing your course selection form.

  • All students are required to enroll in Sicily Core Course and Italian Language course. Once you arrive in Italy, you will be given an Italian language placement test to confirm your level.
  • Most courses are worth 3 – 4 credits. You must take a minimum of 14 credits.
  • If you are an academic year student, be sure to fill out courses for both Fall and Spring semesters.

We suggest that you secure approval for at least 6-10 courses per semester Make sure to list alternate courses. List your choices and alternates in order of interest. Your first choices may not be available due to schedule changes, time conflicts or cancellations.


Core Course

Core Course
Course IDTitleCreditsTermSyllabus
MCAS COSI 300 Sicilian Mosiac 3 Spring/Fall PDF

Electives

Archaeology
Course IDTitleCreditsTermSyllabus
MCAS CSAR 360 3D Modeling for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage 3 Spring/Fall PDF
Environmental Science
Course IDTitleCreditsTermSyllabus
MCAS ESEC 352 Sustainability and Human Development: Learning from the Mediterranean Landscapes 3 Fall PDF
Geology
Course IDTitleCreditsTermSyllabus
MCAS ESGE 250 Volcanology-ETNA 3 Fall PDF
Italian Language
Course IDTitleCreditsTermSyllabus
MCAS ITIL 100 Introductory Italian I 3 Spring/Fall PDF
MCAS ITIL 200 Introductory Italian II 3 Spring/Fall PDF
Literature
Course IDTitleCreditsTermSyllabus
MCAS CSLL 320 Age of Gods, Age of Heroes: Myth and Literature in Ancient Greece 3 Fall PDF
Sociology
Course IDTitleCreditsTermSyllabus
MCAS HPPS 259 Mafia: National and International Issues and Impact 3 Spring/Fall PDF
Sustainability
Course IDTitleCreditsTermSyllabus
MCAS ESEC 352 Sustainability and Human Development: Learning from the Mediterranean Landscapes 3 Fall PDF