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HACC Italy - Italy's History Through Architecture

Term To Study: Spring 2018
Application Deadline: Jan 22, 2018
Program Starts: May 10, 2018
Program Ends: Jun 30, 2018
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $3,995
Program Locations: Florence, Rome, San Gimignano, Siena, Venice
Contact Phone: 717-877-8038
Contact Name: John Boecker
Contact Email: jaboecke@hacc.edu
What is Included: Program fee: $3,995
• Tuition and fees for three HACC credits
• Round trip air transportation
• Accommodations on site
• Breakfast daily, two group lunches and one group dinner
• Admission to sites & attractions that are part of the program’s curriculum
• Travel insurance
What is not Included: - Course book/s and materials
- Most meals
- Optional visits to tourist, art, and historical sites
- Valid US passport
- Personal spending money
Program Description

Experience an unforgettable immersion into the wonder and beauty of Italy during this unique ten-day exploration of Rome, Florence, Venice, and more - infused by your program leader’s deep love and knowledge of each visited site.

The course examines the foundations of western architecture in ancient Rome and traces its evolution from Medieval ingenuity through Baroque theatricality and current innovations within the green building movement in Italy. Special emphasis is placed upon the birth of the Renaissance in Florence and its further manifestation in both Rome and Venice.

Selected sites have been carefully choreographed to meaningfully experience seminal form- and space-making ideas at their source through direct personal experience. . . and to reveal core patterns of social, political, cultural, economic, and technological innovations in Italy that directly influenced the development of Western culture. Many selected sites are “hidden gems” that are not often visited by tourists.

Introductory lecture sessions will be held before leaving for Italy that are aimed at preparing students with historical, philosophical, and religious background for the sites to be visited.

Course Dates:
Classes will meet
12 April: 6:30-8:30
26 April: 6:30-8:30
07 June: 6:30-8:30
in MID2-202 on HACC’s Harrisburg-MidTown campus.

ARCH295 - 3 credits
Travel dates: May 11-21, 2017

Scholarships up to $1,000 are available through HACC Foundation. Applying for scholarships does not guarantee receipt of funds. If you qualify, financial aid can be applied to the program fee. Contact the Financial Aid office on your campus.

THIS COURSE WILL CLOSE TO APPLICATIONS ON DECEMBER 17, 2017. This course can close without notice once capacity is reached.

Quick Facts

Population: 61261254
Capital: Rome
Per-capita GDP: $ 30900
Size: 301340 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 01:00 hour) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris

US State Department

Travel Warning: NO

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