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Architecture Studies in Italy (Alfred State Students Only)

Italy architectureThe Architecture Studio Sorrento program is open only to Alfred State architecture students in their junior year of study and provides participants a unique opportunity for a spring semester study that splits the classroom experience between Alfred State and Sorrento, Italy over two equal parts of term. 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