Have you ever been out of the country? Well, Kansas State University has just the opportunity for you. From May 16, 2018, to June 16, 2018, K-State is going to Italy. This experience would not only be a great time, but it would also look really sharp on your resume. Employers look for unique experiences that set candidates apart and this may be just that!
While in Italy, along with sight-seeing and exploring, you will be able to take two classes with K-State faculty and students that will help fulfill credits toward your major or minor. Here are some classes you can take:
- ART 630 – Orvieto Sketchbook, Erin Wiersma
- ART 628- History of Italian Art and Architecture, Douglas Dow
- HM 499- Food and Wine of Italy, Elizabeth Barrett, Pat Pesci, and Kelly Whitehair
- MC 589- Intercultural Digital Storytelling, Andrew Smith
- MLANG 100- Italian for Travelers, Allessia Salamina
- PHILO 399- Honors Seminar in Philosophy – Leonardo & Galileo: Science & Religion in the Italian Renaissance, Scott Tanona
- MKTG 400- Introduction to Marketing, Swinder Janda
The program has requirements that you must meet if you want to attend. A few of them consist of:
- Minimum Sophomore Standing
- Minimum 2.5 GPA
- English Proficiency
- Application Priority Deadline: December 1, 2017
- Application Final Deadline: February 1, 2018
The program also offers scholarships and financial aid for your assistance. For more information, you should contact the Office of Student Financial assistance for options on summer financial aid. The program fee is $3,000 and for six K-State undergraduate credits (equivalent to 2 classes) at Global Campus Fee, the tuition total is $1,904.60. Additional expenses would include: passport, international flight, individual meals, textbooks, refundable housing deposit, phone plan and personal travel. The program fee will include: airport pick-up, accommodation, international health insurance, excursions to Rome & Florence, local field trips, workshops, welcome & farewell dinner, KSU in Italy administration costs, and Education Abroad administrative fee.
If you have any questions about this great experience, contact Education Abroad at 785-532-5990 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have questions about how you are going to start saving for this trip, or if the cost overwhelms you, schedule an appointment with Powercat Financial at www.ksu.edu/powercatfinancial and we will help you set up a budgeting and savings plan to meet this financial goal or any others you may be contemplating! We can help make your financial goals a reality!
Hannah Eilert, Peer Financial Counselor II