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Architecture Studies in Italy

Italy architectureThe semester in Sorrento program provides students the opportunity for a spring semester of total immersion. Students take courses in Italian language (delivered by Sant'Anna Institute) with credit granted through Alfred State. Students have the opportunity to earn Alfred State credit in an architectural design studio, which focuses on historic preservation, taught by Alfred State faculty. Studio projects involve field measurement and notations, analysis of traditional building methods, digital and analog documentation, and adaptive re-use design proposals. Students also engage in field study in Pompeii and Paestum as a component of a three credit hour archeology course.

Summary of courses:

Number Course Name Credits
ARCH 6306 Studio Sorrento 6
ANTH 5223 Archaeology - Cities of Fire * 3
CIVL 5213 Foundation and Concrete Construction (online) 3
ITAL 1303 Italian I * 3
  Elective(s) (vary each year)  
xxx3 Concentration elective / LAS * 3
xxx3 Gen Ed elective / Humanities* 3
  Total 18

Students may also register for select courses through open SUNY (please see your academic advisor).

*taught by Sant'Anna faculty