UConn May Term in Italy
Study psychology in Italy — May Term 2016
This coming summer UConn Professor Leslie Burton will teach a course in Italy called “PSYC 2101. Introduction to Multicultural Psychology.” The course is an introduction to cross-cultural and multicultural issues and the role psychology has played in understanding the experiences of diverse groups. There will be special attention to Italian culture, including evaluation and naturalistic observation of variables such as individualism and collectivism. The course is worth 3 credits and will be accepted as UConn credit. Prerequisite: General Psychology (PYSCH 1100, and 1101 or 1103).
A Big University Town in a Small Italian City. The classes are held in Perugia, in central Italy, at the Umbra Institute through UConn’s May Term. UConn students will take advantage of the Institute’s beautiful location to complete a course that fulfills UConn CLAS General Education Content Area 4 requirement (Diversity and Multiculturalism). Italian proficiency is not required as the courses are in English. Class meets four times a week, so students have the weekends to travel in Italy and explore Perugia
Student Life. Each summer the Umbra Institute hosts between 80 and 100 American and Italian college students from colleges and universities across the U.S. and in Perugia. Housing is provided for all students in shared apartments within a 5-minute walk of the Institute. Apartments are furnished with full kitchens and have WiFi access. Check out some of the student activities offered at Umbra.
To learn more about the course, contact Professor Burton by filling out the form below.