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Language of instruction: English, Italian Housing options: Residence Hall
Areas of study: Art, Art History, Classics, Economics, European Studies, Film, Greek, History, International Relations, Internships, Italian, Latin, Literature, Politics, Psychology, Religious Studies, Urban Studies Class standing: 1 - Second Semester Sophomore, 2 - Junior, 3 - First Semester Senior
Program type: Stand alone Language level: Italian 2 or the equivalent
GPA: 8.0
Program Description:
romeRome is one of the world's great cities, where glorious treasures and ruins of several magnificent civilizations are stage to a vibrant, modern capital.  Drawing on its fertile history, the Eternal City embraces the present and the future.  Romans busily zoom through the narrow streets attending to the details of modern life against a backdrop of classical antiquities, medieval buildings, Renaissance palaces, and baroque churches.

Sponsored by Trinity College, the program is nestled among villas and gardens atop the Aventine, one of the seven hills of Ancient Rome, overlooking the Tiber River on one side and the Circus Maximus on the other.  The site is centrally located to Rome's major monuments, affording a wonderful integration of classwork with field study.


Academic Program
All program participants are required to take a full-time course load of four Trinity course credits (16 US semester credits) to equal 4.0 Pomona credits.  Students are required to take an Italian language course. Students with advanced Italian may enroll in an Italian literature course instead of language. For the remainder of their program, students choose electives from the program curriculum. 

All elective courses are taught in English by Italian and American faculty.  All of the art history courses take weekly walking tours to museums, churches, historic buildings, etc. to supplement the classroom lectures. Internships are available and participating students must enroll in the program's Internship Seminar. Half-credit internships are graded on a pass/fail basis.

There is no P/NC option on this program.


Living Arrangements
Students are housed in dormitory-style quarters in a renovated convent or a nearby dormitory.  The convent is also the site of classroom instruction.  All students eat together in a family-style dining room on campus.

Number of Students
Trinity College enrolls approximately 50 students per semester, selected from a competitive national pool.

Host Institution
Trinity College

Faculty Liaison
George Gorse

Eligibility
  • Completion of introductory Italian (Italian 2), or the equivalent.
  • 8.0 GPA required.

Internet Link
http://www.trincoll.edu/UrbanGlobal/StudyAway/programs/TrinityPrograms/Rome/Pages/default.aspx

 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 02/22/2019 03/15/2019 TBA TBA