Notice: All students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to arrival for the Fall 2021 semester.
Notice: All students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to arrival for the Fall 2021 semester.
ARCH 310 – Architecture Design Studio V

ARCH 310 – Architecture Design Studio V

Instructor: Franco Pisani, M.Arch., Licensed Architect, Stefano Corazzini, M.A.

Prerequisite: Arch. Design studio I-IV

Credits: 5

Sessions: fall semester 2021

Host Institution Supervisor: $ 350

ARCH 310, 410 or 510: Architecture Design Studio

ARCH 310, 410 or 510: Architecture Design Studio

Important:This course is exclusive to the Marywood Architecture & Interior Design Program

Instructor: Franco Pisani, M.Arch., Licensed Architect, Stefano Corazzini, M.A.

Prerequisite: Arch. Design studio I-VI

Credits: 5

ARCH 320 – Architecture Design Studio VI

ARCH 320 – Architecture Design Studio VI

Instructor: Franco Pisani, M.Arch., Licensed Architect, Stefano Corazzini, M.A.

Prerequisite: Arch. Design studio I-V

Credits: 5

Sessions: spring semester 2022

Host Institution Supervisor: $ 350

ARCH 391 – Architecture in Italy: History and Preservation

ARCH 391 – Architecture in Italy: History and Preservation

Instructor: Silvia Catitti, Ph.D., Licensed Architect

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

ARCH 410 – Architecture Design Studio VII

ARCH 410 – Architecture Design Studio VII

Important:This course is exclusive to the Marywood Architecture & Interior Design Program

Instructor: Franco Pisani, M.Arch., Licensed Architect, Stefano Corazzini, M.A.

Prerequisite: Arch. Design studio I-VI

Credits: 5

Sessions: fall semester 2021

ARCH 416 – Advanced Topical Design Studio: Urban

ARCH 416 – Advanced Topical Design Studio: Urban

Instructor: Carlo Achilli, M.Arch., Licensed Architect, Daniela Sinicropi, Ph.D., Licensed Architect

Prerequisite: Arch. Design studio Core I-V

Credits: 5

Sessions: fall semester 2021, spring semester 2022

ARCH 448 – Survey and Drawing: Mapping the Architecture of Florence

ARCH 448 – Survey and Drawing: Mapping the Architecture of Florence

Instructor: Stefano Corazzini, M.A.

Prerequisite: None, although completion of one previous course in art and/or architecture history is advisable.

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

ARCH 458 – Urban Florence: Traveling Across Layers

ARCH 458 – Urban Florence: Traveling Across Layers

Instructor: Daniela Sinicropi, Ph.D., Licensed Architect

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

ARCH 470 – Firenze: Urban Form

ARCH 470 – Firenze: Urban Form

Important:*This course is exclusive to the F6 Firenze: Six Weeks of Architecture in Context Program

Instructor: Franco Pisani, M.Arch., Licensed Architect

Prerequisite: There are no prerequisites to take F6 courses. Applicants do not have to be architecture students. However, they are all expected to have a passion for drawing and a keen interest in the built environment.

Credits: 3

ARCH 477 – Architecture in Context: City, Spaces and Urban Design

ARCH 477 – Architecture in Context: City, Spaces and Urban Design

Instructor: Carlo Achilli, M.Arch., Licensed Architect

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: fall semester 2021, spring semester 2022

ARTH 300 – History of Italian Design

ARTH 300 – History of Italian Design

Instructor: Franco Pisani, M.Arch., Licensed Architect

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022, summer session 2022

ARTH 314 – The Art of Florence: Exploring Visual Culture

ARTH 314 – The Art of Florence: Exploring Visual Culture

Instructor: Francesca Marini, Ph.D., Rita Comanducci, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: fall semester 2021, spring semester 2022, summer session 2022

ARTH 320 – Archaeology and Art of Ancient Italy

ARTH 320 – Archaeology and Art of Ancient Italy

Instructor: Carolina Megale, Ph.D., Erika Bianchi, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

ARTH 330 – Michelangelo: The First Modern Artist

ARTH 330 – Michelangelo: The First Modern Artist

Instructor: Michael W. Kwakkelstein, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

ARTH 331 – Leonardo da Vinci: Unconventional Genius

ARTH 331 – Leonardo da Vinci: Unconventional Genius

Instructor: Michael W. Kwakkelstein, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

BIO 240 – Function and Development of Organisms

BIO 240 – Function and Development of Organisms

Instructor: Tiziana Lemma, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: one semester of general biology and one semester of general chemistry

Credits: 4

Sessions: spring semester 2022

BUS 320 – Family Business in Italy

BUS 320 – Family Business in Italy

Instructor: Clive Woollard, M.B.A.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022, summer session 2022

BUS 430 – The Business of Art: the Economics and Management of Culture

BUS 430 – The Business of Art: the Economics and Management of Culture

Instructor: Francesca Marini, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

CHEM 212 – Organic Chemistry II

CHEM 212 – Organic Chemistry II

Instructor: Ted Metcalfe, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: Organic Chemistry I

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

CLAS 325: Archaeology in Central Italy: the Etruscan and Roman Heritage

CLAS 325: Archaeology in Central Italy: the Etruscan and Roman Heritage

Instructor: Rebecca Schindler, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: summer session 2022

CLAS 350 – Archaeology Field Workshop

CLAS 350 – Archaeology Field Workshop

Instructor: Pedar Foss, Ph.D., TBA

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: summer session 2022

COMM 310 – Social Media, Social Food

COMM 310 – Social Media, Social Food

Instructor: Alessandro Masetti, M.Arch., Licensed Architect

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: fall semester 2021, spring semester 2022, summer session 2022

COMM 340 – Intercultural Communication

COMM 340 – Intercultural Communication

Instructor: Francesca Passeri, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022, summer session 2022

COMM 430 – Fashion, Media and Communication

COMM 430 – Fashion, Media and Communication

Instructor: Alessandro Masetti, M.Arch., Licensed Architect

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

COMM/CEP 300 – Tour Guiding & Multicultural Competence (Community Engagement Practicum)

COMM/CEP 300 – Tour Guiding & Multicultural Competence (Community Engagement Practicum)

Important:Petition to your home university to get accreditation must be made before departure from U.S.

Instructor: Federico Damonte, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

ISI Florence Coordinator: Serena Giorgi, M.A.

Credits: 3

Host Institution: Ars et Fides

Sessions: spring semester 2022

Course Structure: 6 hours/week practicum; 60 hours total;
1,5 hour/week seminar; 18 hours total.

DIS/CEP 300 – Disabilities Studies: Discovering Abilities, Narratives, and Identities (Community Engagement Practicum)

DIS/CEP 300 – Disabilities Studies: Discovering Abilities, Narratives, and Identities (Community Engagement Practicum)

Important:Petition to your home university to get accreditation must be made before departure from U.S.

Instructor: Federico Damonte, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

ISI Florence Coordinator: Serena Giorgi, M.A.

Credits: 3

Host Institution: I Ragazzi del Sipario

Sessions: spring semester 2022

Course Structure: 4 hours/week practicum; 40 hours total;
1,5 hour/week seminar; 18 hours total

EDUC/CEP 300 – Childhood Education: Teaching & Multicultural Competence (Community Engagement Practicum)

EDUC/CEP 300 – Childhood Education: Teaching & Multicultural Competence (Community Engagement Practicum)

Important:Petition to your home university to get accreditation must be made before departure from U.S.

Instructor: Federico Damonte, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

ISI Florence Coordinator: Serena Giorgi, M.A.

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

Course Structure: 4 hours/week practicum; 40 hours total;
1,5 hour/week seminar; 18 hours total.

FILM 430 – History Of Italian Cinema And Society

FILM 430 – History Of Italian Cinema And Society

Instructor: Lorenzo Picchi, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

HIST 340 – History of the Mafia and Global Crime

HIST 340 – History of the Mafia and Global Crime

Instructor: Lorenzo Picchi, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

HIST 350 – History and Politics of Modern Italy: The Twentieth Century

HIST 350 – History and Politics of Modern Italy: The Twentieth Century

Instructor: Peter Fischer, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

HIST 360 – The History & Culture of Italian Food: A Comparative Analysis

HIST 360 – The History & Culture of Italian Food: A Comparative Analysis

Instructor: Peter Fischer, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: fall semester 2021, spring semester 2022, summer session 2022

HIST 380 – Florence: The Story of the City

HIST 380 – Florence: The Story of the City

Instructor: Simone Testa, Ph. D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022, summer session 2022

HIST 410 – Sport History and Culture

HIST 410 – Sport History and Culture

Instructor: Erika Bianchi, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022, summer session 2022

HIST 420 – History of Fashion

HIST 420 – History of Fashion

Instructor: Rita Comanducci, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

HIST 430 – Ancient Rome: Civilization and Legacy

HIST 430 – Ancient Rome: Civilization and Legacy

Instructor: Erika Bianchi, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: fall semester 2021, spring semester 2022

HIST 440 – History of the Jews in Italy: Renaissance to the Present

HIST 440 – History of the Jews in Italy: Renaissance to the Present

Instructor: Shulamit Furstenberg-Levi, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

HIST/POLSC 430 – Women’s History and Gender Equality Policies

Instructor: Federica Di Sarcina, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

IARCH 320A – Interior Architecture Studio VI

IARCH 320A – Interior Architecture Studio VI

Instructor: Franco Pisani, M.Arch., Licensed Architect, Stefano Corazzini, M.A.

Prerequisite: IArch. Design studio I-V

Credits: 5

Sessions: spring semester 2022

IARCH 410A – Interior Architecture Studio VII

IARCH 410A – Interior Architecture Studio VII

Instructor: Franco Pisani, M.Arch., Licensed Architect, Stefano Corazzini, M.A.

Prerequisite: IArch. Design studio I-VI

Credits: 5

Sessions: fall semester 2021

IR 297/397/497: Independent Research

IR 297/397/497: Independent Research

Prerequisite: Proposal submitted for approval addressed to the ISI Florence Director a minimum of 1 month prior to the start of the semester

ISI Florence Coordinator: Selected ISI Florence Faculty

Credits: 1, 2, 3, 4

Sessions: spring semester 2022

ITAL 101 – The Florence Experience I

ITAL 101 – The Florence Experience I

Instructor: Carlo Lorini, M.A., Catia Santi, M.A., David Marini, M.A., Emanuela Agostini, Ph.D., Serena Baldini, M.A.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 4

Sessions: fall semester 2021, spring semester 2022, summer session 2022

ITAL 102 – The Florence Experience II

ITAL 102 – The Florence Experience II

Instructor: Carlo Lorini, M.A., Catia Santi, M.A., David Marini, M.A., Emanuela Agostini, Ph.D., Serena Baldini, M.A.

Prerequisite: One semester of Italian

Credits: 4

Sessions: fall semester 2021, spring semester 2022

ITAL 201 – The Florence Experience III

ITAL 201 – The Florence Experience III

Instructor: Carlo Lorini, M.A., Catia Santi, M.A., David Marini, M.A., Emanuela Agostini, Ph.D., Serena Baldini, M.A.

Prerequisite: Two semesters of Italian

Credits: 4

Sessions: fall semester 2021, spring semester 2022

ITAL 202 – The Florence Experience IV: Intermediate Italian II

ITAL 202 – The Florence Experience IV: Intermediate Italian II

Instructor: Carlo Lorini, M.A., Catia Santi, M.A., David Marini, M.A., Emanuela Agostini, Ph.D., Serena Baldini, M.A.

Prerequisite: Three semesters of Italian

Credits: 4

Sessions: fall semester 2021, spring semester 2022

ITAL 301 – The Florence Experience V

ITAL 301 – The Florence Experience V

Instructor: Carlo Lorini, M.A., Catia Santi, M.A., David Marini, M.A., Emanuela Agostini, Ph.D., Serena Baldini, M.A.

Prerequisite: Four semesters of Italian

Credits: 4

Sessions: fall semester 2021, spring semester 2022

ITAL 399 – Special Topics in Italian (taught in Italian)

ITAL 399 – Special Topics in Italian (taught in Italian)

Instructor: Emanuela Agostini, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: Proficiency in Italian

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

JOUR 430 – Writing For The Media In Italy

JOUR 430 – Writing For The Media In Italy

Instructor: Lorenzo Picchi, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

JOUR/CEP 300 – Writing For The Media In Italy (Community Engagement Practicum)

JOUR/CEP 300 – Writing For The Media In Italy (Community Engagement Practicum)

Instructor: Lorenzo Picchi, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

LARCH 340 – Landscape Architecture: The Villa and the Garden

LARCH 340 – Landscape Architecture: The Villa and the Garden

Instructor: Silvia Catitti, Ph.D., Licensed Architect

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: fall semester 2021, spring semester 2022, summer session 2022

MATH 373 – Mathematical Methods for Physics II

MATH 373 – Mathematical Methods for Physics II

Instructor: TBA

Prerequisite: PHYS 274 – Mathematical Methods for Physics

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

MUSM/CEP 300 – Tour Guiding for Palazzo Vecchio (Community Engagement Practicum)

MUSM/CEP 300 – Tour Guiding for Palazzo Vecchio (Community Engagement Practicum)

Important:Petition to your home university to get accreditation must be made before departure from U.S.

Instructor: Stefano Corazzini, M.A.

Prerequisite: None

ISI Florence Coordinator: Serena Giorgi, M.A.

Credits: 3

Host Institution: Mus.e Firenze

Sessions: spring semester 2022

Host Institution Supervisor: Roberta Masucci, M.A.

Course Structure: 12 hours/week internship; 120 hours total;
1,5 hour/week seminar; 18 hours total.

PHYS 276 – Experimental Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism

PHYS 276 – Experimental Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism

Instructor: TBA

Prerequisite: PHYS 272 Introduction to Electricity and Magnetism & PHYS 275 Mechanics Lab

Credits: 2

Sessions: spring semester 2022

PHYS 371 – Modern Physics

PHYS 371 – Modern Physics

Instructor: TBA

Prerequisite: PHYS273 and PHYS274

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

PSCI 390 – The European Union

PSCI 390 – The European Union

Instructor: Federica Di Sarcina, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

PSYC 349 – Forensic Psychology

PSYC 349 – Forensic Psychology

Instructor: Doris Kessenich, M.A.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

PSYC 432 – Abnormal Psychology

Instructor: Brandice Luzi, MBPsS

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

PSYC 440 – Addiction: from Theory to Treatment

PSYC 440 – Addiction: from Theory to Treatment

Instructor: Brandice Luzi, MBPsS

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

PSYCH 430 – Cross-Cultural Psychology

PSYCH 430 – Cross-Cultural Psychology

Instructor: TBA

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

PSYCH 431 – Behavioral Science: the Art of Persuasion

Instructor: Brandice Luzi, MBPsS

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

SOC 310 – Diversity in Italy

SOC 310 – Diversity in Italy

Instructor: Federico Damonte, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

SOC 320 – Identity and Culture in Italy: A Comparative Approach

SOC 320 – Identity and Culture in Italy: A Comparative Approach

Instructor: Pierluca Birindelli, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022, summer session 2022

SOC 350 – Sociology of the Arts

SOC 350 – Sociology of the Arts

Instructor: Pierluca Birindelli, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

SOC 390 – Italy outside Italy: Italian culture and identity in Italy, America and the world

Instructor: Federico Damonte, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

VARTS 204 – Drawing: The Human Figure

VARTS 204 – Drawing: The Human Figure

Instructor: Tiziano Lucchesi, M.F.A.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: fall semester 2021, spring semester 2022

VARTS 261 – Introduction to Photography: Portfolio of Florence

VARTS 261 – Introduction to Photography: Portfolio of Florence

Instructor: Gloria Marco Munuera, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022

VARTS 282 – Beginning Oil Painting: Imagery of Florence

VARTS 282 – Beginning Oil Painting: Imagery of Florence

Instructor: Tiziano Lucchesi, M.F.A.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: spring semester 2022, summer session 2022

VARTS 430 – Introduction to Digital Photography

VARTS 430 – Introduction to Digital Photography

Instructor: Gloria Marco Munuera, Ph.D.

Prerequisite: None

Credits: 3

Sessions: summer session 2022