ROME LUCE Semester Program
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ROME LUCE Semester Program

Spend a semester abroad with LaSallian collegues in Rome.

1. Program Dates (2018)

           12 weeks*

Start/Arrival Date:           Friday, February 9

First Day of Class:             Monday, February 12

Last Day of Class:              Thursday, May 3

End/Departure Date:     Friday, May 4

*-There will be a one week Spring Break as part of the 12 weeks.

The program is 84 days, so students will not need visas.

  1. Faculty Leaders

Dominic Colonna (Program Director)

Professor, Theology

Lewis University

Ricardo Dello Buono

Professor, Sociology

Manhattan College

  1. Courses

Required Courses (7 credits):

-Italian Language (1 credit)

Choose One (3 credits):

-Introduction to Sociology

-Migration and the European Crisis

Choose One (3 credits):

-Search for Faith

-Christian Faith and the Arts

Elective Courses- Choose at least two (3 credits each):

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • International Business: Doing Business in Europe
  • Art History
  • History
  • Italian Language (may take two)
  • Literature
  1. Course Schedule

Classes will be held Monday-Thursday

  1. Housing

Students will each have their own rooms in the Generalate with at least a bed, desk, chair, and wardrobe and/or dresser.  There will be shared common spaces, access to computers, and Wi-Fi throughout the complex. 

6.Meals​​​​​​​

There will be 17 meals per week provided at the Generalate dining facilities to the students.  The meals are broken don as:

Breakfast:           Every day

Lunch:                   Monday-Friday

Dinner:                 Sunday-Thursday

There will also be a welcome and a departure dinner. Meals are not guaranteed to be provided on the excursions.

  1. Excursions

There will be at least two overnight excursions as part of the program. The two excursions would complement the coursework. In terms of destinations, there have discussions about Pisa, Assisi, and/or somewhere south of Rome.

  1. Extras

Students will also receive monthly passes for public transportation and medical insurance.