Arcadia in Rome Courses

Fall 2020 and Spring 2021

The semester will consist of two six-week blocks. In each block you will enroll in two courses, totaling four courses (16 credits) for the semester.

Course Choices Block A

Course ID Title Credits Syllabus
ROMA IBUS 300 International Business Strategy and Management 4 PDF
ROMA FSFI 239 Framing Italy: Film Studies & Filmmaking in Rome 4 PDF
ROMA ECMO 380 / ROMA PSMO 380 Political Economy of the EU: Crisis & Change 4 PDF
ROMA INPR 310 Work in Thought and Action 4 PDF

Course Choices Block B

Course ID Title Credits Syllabus
ROMA ARUP 333 Waterways and Walls 4 PDF
ROMA RMML 350 Modern Life in the Eternal City 4 PDF
ROMA SASR 310 Sketching Rome: Introduction to Drawing 4 PDF
ROMA AHMH 320 Museum Practices in Rome: The History of Collecting and Exhibiting Art PDF
ROMA CMCS 311 Communicating Across Culture in Italy, Europe and the Mediterranean PDF
ROMA INPR 310 Work in Thought and Action 4 PDF

 

Please Note:

Fall 2020 course blocks are designed to be offered abroad or online if needed. If current conditions do not allow for travel in time for the start of the program, Block A courses will be taught online.

  • On June 1, we will announce if your Block A courses will be taught abroad or online.
  • If Block A is online, you’ll hear on September 1 if your program will go abroad for Block B.
  • Please see the FAQs for more details.

Please review your courses with your academic or study abroad advisor to ensure they will transfer back to your home school and that you are following your home school’s policies.

 


Courses for Fall 2021 and beyond

Most students enroll in 16 credits of coursework. You will enroll in one Cornerstone Course (4-credits), and then choose four courses (3-4 credits each) from an optional Italian language and a varied selection of electives offered in English by the Arcadia Rome Center and our academic partner institution, Università degli Studi Roma Tre.

Online course registration will take place several weeks before your program begins. You will select your courses based on the timetable provided at that time and you should use the Academic Preferences Form you submitted as a guide.

Choosing Your Courses

When completing your Academic Preferences Form:

  • Review all course information for the program carefully.
  • You must enroll in one of the Arcadia Cornerstone Courses for 4 credits.
  • You will enroll in four elective courses for 3-4 credits each.
  • Secure approval for at least six elective courses

Cornerstone Courses

Please choose one of the following Cornerstone Courses. All Cornerstones contain Italian language instruction and ROMA INPR 310 includes a 12-18 hour per week Internship placement.

Course ID Title Credits Term Syllabus Video
ROMA ARUP 333 Waterways and Walls: Urban Planning in Ancient Rome 4 Spring/Fall PDF View
ROMA RMML 350 Modern Life in the Eternal City 4 Spring/Fall PDF View
ROMA INPR 310 Work in Thought and Action 4 Spring/Fall PDF  
  • Please review your courses with your academic or study abroad advisor to ensure they will transfer back to your home school and that you are following your home school’s policies.
  • Please be flexible – we can’t guarantee specific courses. If your participation in the program depends on a particular course, be sure to make a note on your online preferences form. 

Grade Scale

The following information is vetted and provided by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) on the Electronic Database for Global Education (EDGE).

Percentage U.S. Equivalent
97 – 100% A+
93 – 96% A
90 – 92% A-
87 – 89% B+
83 – 86% B
80 – 82% B-
77 – 79% C+
73 – 76% C
70 – 72% C-
67 – 69% D+
65 – 66% D
0 – 64% F
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