Summer Program in Rome, Italy
Iona in Italy is a program offering five weeks of study in Rome, and a four day trip to Florence. Students from Iona and other institutions, select two courses from an array of five, in Business, Fine Arts, History,Religious Studies, and Italian.
Summer Session 2: End of May - End of June
BUS 410 RO - The Role of Business in Contemporary American Society
FPA 490 RO - History of Art
HST 491 RO - History and Culture of Italy
RST 425 RO - The Roots of Christianity
ITA 103 RO - Elementary Italian
Courses can be taken for core, elective, or major credit, and they are taught by Iona faculty members who travel to Rome with the students and by faculty based in Rome.
Students receive a total of 6 credits while studying and touring in the beautiful city of Rome. Classes are taught Monday through Thursday allowing students the opportunity to travel independently on the weekends.
Students reside in attractive facilities in Rome and participate in excursions to museums, monuments, churches, and other noteworthy sites including the Roman Forum, Pantheon, Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, Circo Massimo, Colosseo, Villa Borghese (Borghese Gallery), Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica and Cupola, etc.
In order to participate in the Rome program students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 by the end of the fall semester. Students on disciplinary probation at the time of departure will not be permitted to participate in this program.