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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Study Abroad in Florence This Summer

(Delaware and Chester Counties, PA • October 23, 2013)—Spend June 2014 studying under the Tuscan sun through Delaware County Community College’s study abroad program. Students will spend June 1-21, 2014, in Florence, exploring Italian history, culture and art while earning up to six college credits. The program is open to all college students, not just Delaware County Community College students. Learn more at one of several information sessions scheduled this fall.

Current and visiting students are welcome to apply for this exciting opportunity. Students can choose to enroll in one or both of the following classes being offered:

The Art and Architecture of Renaissance Florence (HUM 290), 3 credits
Our on-site course in Florence surveys the most significant art (drawing, painting, sculpture and ceramics) and architecture produced and displayed in the Italian city most associated with the birth of the Renaissance and its emphasis on humanism. In addition, students will be introduced to the history of Florence from its Roman beginnings to the 16th Century. On-site lectures are supported with traditional classroom instruction at the CAPA Center, housed in the 15th Century Palazzo Galli-Tassi.

Prerequisite: English Composition 1 (ENG 100) or its equivalent, or instructor’s permission.
Total Tuition & Fees: $458 plus textbook.

Communication Across Cultures (COMM 102), 3 credits
This course is designed to introduce students to the basic concepts, theories and research pertaining to intercultural communication. Students will gain insight into the ways in which culture interrelates with and effects communication. Students can expect to engage in in-class exercises, activities, and discussions regarding everyday encounters with people from different nationalities, socio-economic (class) backgrounds, racial, ethnicities, sexual orientations, gender, ages, physical abilities and religious belief systems.

Prerequisite: English Composition 1 (ENG 100) or its equivalent, or instructor’s permission.
Total Tuition & Fees: $458. Textbook not required.

The cost is $2,299, plus airfare. This includes accommodations in furnished student apartments, medical and travel insurance, arrival and farewell dinners, museum pass, onsite orientation, some guided excursions, Internet access and more. Airfare, tuition, passport fees, additional meals and personal expenses are not included. Financial aid may be available to current Delaware County Community College students. 

Attend an information session to learn more. Sessions are offered in Room 2284 in the College’s Academic Building on the Marple Campus (901 S Media Line Road) on the following dates:

  • Monday, November 11, 5-6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 20, 4-5 p.m.
  • Monday, December 2, 5-6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 10, 4-5 p.m.

 To obtain an application, contact Karen Kurzenski at 610-359-5141.

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