Instruction consists of lectures, seminars, tutorials and studio; courses taught primarily in English. Italian language study required. On-site orientation and mandatory c;lass field trips are included, for up to two classes, if the course fulfills a requirement for a major/minor or GE. The pre-semester or post-semester Greek Odyssey trip is not covered by Scripps and the credit is not part of the semester grades. Summer transfer credit may be possible for this trip.
- Reviewed by: N. Macko
- Fields of study: Social sciences, humanities, studio art, theater, engineering.
- Eligibility: 9.0 cumulative GPA; 1 year of college-level Italian
- Size of the student body: Students come from other US liberal arts colleges and research universities. Students with sufficient Italian language skills may take courses at a local Italian university.
- Number of program participants: 350
Students live in private homes and take their meals with the family.
- Fall: Early September to mid-December
- Spring: Early January to late April
- Advising Tips: This program requires a faculty reference from a recent Italian professor only for students who plan on taking university courses. The reference letter replaces the separate language evaluation.
- Visa Information: After acceptance, your program will provide you with specifics about the visa required. The embassy site will have information on visa requirements for planning purposes.
- Budget Planning: For budget planning purposes, click here to view the current cost of living comparison between Florence and Los Angeles.
|Previous: Florence||Next: Milan|