Info session for 2015!
Thursday, October 9 at 5:30pm in Herter 301
This year's information session will be held by:
The program is open to all majors. No prior knowledge of Italian is needed
COURSES OFFERED: Critical Studies on Food Culture (3 credits); Food media, communication and trends (3 credits); Food, Nutrition and Culture in Italy (3 credits); Elementary Italian Language UMASS ITAL 110 (3 credits); and Intensive Elementary Italian Language UMASSITAL 126 (6 credits); Upper level language courses also available upon request; Italian Lexicon for Food Studies (3 credits).
For more information about the program and a Pre-Application Selection form 2015, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org Learn more about the program from experiences of students in previous years by visiting their facebook page.
The Italian Studies Program, in conjunction with Gustolab and the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci, is proud to introduce the new six-week intensive program combining language courses with a dynamic, fun and innovative course on Critical Studies on Food in Italy.
Students enrolling in the program can take courses towards UMass' language requirement (ITAL 126 or ITAL 246) or their Italian major (ITAL 372 and Food & Culture) for a total of up to 9 transfer credits. The program is hosted by the Leonardo da Vinci Language School and the Gustolab Institute, which is located in the Piazza dell'Orologio, between Campo de' Fiori and Piazza Navona, in the very heart of Rome's historic center.
A snapshot from a course lecture on coffee roasting and production
The Language Course provides 70 contact hours for Options A and B, and 35 contact hours for Option C. The Food & Culture Course provides another 35 contact hours and the following co-curricular activities:
Student loans for summer programs are available to qualifying UMass students through the University Bursars Office. Students regularly enrolled in other institutions should inquire on their home campuses about financial aid possibilities.