AIFS Abroad

AIFS Study Abroad in Rome Internship, Italy
Summer 2018
Course Descriptions

   

Internship Program

During the first three weeks students choose one course among:
Course Code and Credits: AVC 5840 (3)
Course Title: Art and Culture in Rome: 800 BC - 2000 AD
Course Description:
Examines the history and society of Rome and its architectural and artistic expression as it developed over a period of 3,000 years. Students study key examples of architecture, monuments and art from Classical Rome through to the Renaissance and Baroque, and the modern period. Much of the course is taught on-site with visits to churches, palaces and museums. Students should budget approximately 30 euros for admission to museums and galleries not included in the program fee.
Course Code and Credits: HST 5815 (3)
Course Title: History of Food and Table Manners
Course Description:
Explores food and food habits in human history from early civilization to the Modern period, via the Classical world and the Middle Ages. Themes such as the social function of banquets, dietary rules, food models, cultural identity and table manners are considered. The course includes on-site with visits to local food markets and museums. Students should budget approximately 30 euros for admission to museums and galleries not included in the program fee.
Course Code and Credits: RLG 5810 (3)
Course Title: Comparative World Religion
Course Description:
Explores the monotheistic religions of the Near East (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam), those of India and the Far East (Hinduism, Buddhism, and Taoism) and the ‘new-age’ faiths. The history and practice of each is studied. Special emphasis is laid on the philosophical and psychological basis of each religion and on common themes.