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Communication and Culture in Tuscany

The arrangements for the travel, housing, meals, excursions and course content of this program have been made by the leader. Questions about this program can only be answered by the program leader listed below.

Program Type Departmental
Program Location Siena, Italy
Course # SA 10321
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
Summer 2017 06/01/17 to 06/29/17

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Program Leader

Name Melanie Morgan
Phone765 494-3305

Enrollment Details: Enrollment Currently Closed
Program is full for summer 2017.

Program Description

6 Hours Credit COM 303 Intercultural Communication & COM 325 Interviewing ** June 1 – Classes Begin June 29 – Classes End

Tentative Outside Student Activities:

1.Welcome Dinner on the evening of May 31st

2. San Gimignano

  • Visit to Ceramics Factory
  • Visit to Cheese Factory
  • Visit and group lunch at a local agriturismo that produces saffron, salami, meat, and wine
  • Round-trip coach bus transportation

3. Chianti

  • Visit to Pasta Factory
  • Wine Tasting
  • Group Meal
  • Round-trip coach bus transportation

4. One hour language class; Italian for Travelers

5. Contrada. A visit and dinner at a Siena contrada.

6. Cooking Class

7. Department Farewell Dinner on June 29th

Please contact program leader for more information.

Academic Credit

Six Hours Academic Credit

COM 303 Intercultural Communication
COM 325 Interviewing
If you have had one of these courses but still want to go contact Professor Morgan to discuss an independent study.


Students are considered eligible to apply for a study abroad program if they meet all of the following conditions:

Favorable letters of recommendation
In good academic standing, both at the time of application and at the start of the program

Program Cost

Estimated Cost:

Program Fee $3,500 (apply for scholarships)
Plus airfare and some meals

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