Spring Semester 2020 Courses

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Field Trips
Many courses include a co-curricular field trip to important destinations in Italy. Please see individual course descriptions for more details. Note that field trips are subject to change; therefore, students should not plan personal travel until the final field trip dates are confirmed by professors during the first week of classes.

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ANTH 375: Anthropology of Food and Eating: Understanding Self and Others

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Elisa Ascione - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

ARCH 320: Archaeological Discoveries: A Passion for Classical Antiquity

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Giampiero Bevagna - M.A.
  • Course Travel:Yes

ART 215: Photography: Portfolio of Perugia

  • Discipline(s):Art
  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Courses with Service Learning
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Philippa Stannard - M.F.A.
  • Course Travel:Yes

ART 230: Visual Communication: Storytelling through Photography

  • Discipline(s):Art
  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Philippa Stannard - M.F.A.
  • Course Travel:Yes

ART 250: Art Therapy

  • Discipline(s):Art
  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Philippa Stannard - M.F.A.
  • Course Travel:Yes

ART 260: Ceramics Traditions in Umbria and Central Italy

  • Discipline(s):Art
  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Philippa Stannard - M.F.A.
  • Course Travel:Yes

ARTH 310: Italian Renaissance Masters: Art, Invention, and Culture

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Alessandra Becucci - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

ARTH 380: Saints, Sinners, and Harlots: Medieval Women in Central Italy

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:4
  • Instructor:Corinna Gallori - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:No

BUS 340: Global Sustainable Business

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Brooke Porter-Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

BUS 355: Digital Marketing: Wine and Wineries of Central Italy

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Courses with Service Learning
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Filippo Benedetti Valentini - M.A.
  • Course Travel:Yes

BUS 365: Tourism for Sustainable Development: Italian and Global Models

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Brooke Porter-Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

BUS 390: International Marketing

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Courses with Service Learning
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Simone Poledrini - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

BUS 460: Organizational Behavior: An Evidence-Based Approach

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Courses with Service Learning
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:John Dennis - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

CLAS 215: Roman Civilization and Daily Life

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:4
  • Instructor:Giampiero Bevagna - M.A.
  • Course Travel:Yes

CLAS 320: Archaeological Discoveries: A Passion for Classical Antiquity

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in: 
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Giampiero Bevagna - M.A.
  • Course Travel:Yes

CLAS 345: Pagans and Christians: Ancient Mediterranean Religions

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Alessandro Celani - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

CLAS 355: Sex and The Ancient City: Society, Identity, and Sexuality in Imperial Rome

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Giampiero Bevagna - M.A.
  • Course Travel:Yes

COMM 230: Visual Communication: Storytelling through Photography

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Philippa Stannard - M.F.A.
  • Course Travel:Yes

COMM 290: Intercultural Communication

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Gabriella Klein - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:No

COMM 355: Digital Marketing: Wine and Wineries of Central Italy

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Courses with Service Learning
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Filippo Benedetti Valentini - M.A.
  • Course Travel:Yes

COMM 390: International Marketing

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Courses with Service Learning
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Simone Poledrini - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

COUN 309: Psychology of Adolescence ONLINE

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:e-Courses Online Classes
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Philip Cooker
  • Course Travel:Yes

Direct Enrollment at Accademia Belle Arti

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Courses Exclusively in Italian
  • Taught in: 
  • Credits: 
  • Course Travel:No

Direct Enrollment at the University for Foreigners

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Courses Exclusively in Italian
  • Taught in:Italian
  • Credits: 
  • Course Travel:No

ECON 202: Principles of Microeconomics ONLINE

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:e-Courses Online Classes
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:James Carden
  • Course Travel:Yes

ECON 203: Principles of Macroeconomics ONLINE

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:e-Courses Online Classes
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:James Carden
  • Course Travel:Yes

EDUC 353: Education in Italy: Seminar and Practicum

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Seminar & Practicum (mini Internships)
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Christian Tarchi - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:No

EDUC 355: Critical Disabilities Studies: Seminar and Practicum

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Seminar & Practicum (mini Internships)
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Christian Tarchi - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:No

EDUC 430: Human Development in Culture

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Courses with Service Learning
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Doris Kessenich - M.A.
  • Course Travel:Yes

ENG 340: Italian Tales and Stories: Creative Writing Through Literary Models

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Antonella Valoroso - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

ENG 360: The Italian American Experience: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Elgin K. Eckert – Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:No

ENV 310: Placemaking: Creating Urban Spaces and Communities

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Community-Based Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Raymond Lorenzo - M.C.P.
  • Course Travel:Yes

ENV 320: Water Resources: Environment, Society, and Power

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Courses with Service Learning
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Brooke Porter-Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:No

ENV 330: Sustainable Food Production in Italy: Local Traditions and Global Transformations

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Courses with Service Learning
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Elisa Ascione - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

ENV 340: Global Sustainable Business

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Brooke Porter-Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

ENV 355: Towards Green Cities: Local and Global Perspectives

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:David Grohmann - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

ENV 365: Tourism for Sustainable Development: Italian and Global Models

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Brooke Porter-Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

FLM 370: Cosa Nostra: Cinema and History of the (Anti)Mafia

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Elgin K. Eckert – Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:No

FSST 100: Experiencing Sustainable Italian Foodways (FSSP Core Course)

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Experiential Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:1
  • Course Travel:Yes

FSST 250: The Science of Italian Food

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Brooke Porter-Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

FSST 320: Water Resources: Environment, Society, and Power

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Courses with Service Learning
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Brooke Porter-Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

FSST 330: Sustainable Food Production in Italy: Local Traditions and Global Transformations

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Courses with Service Learning
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Elisa Ascione - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

FSST 350: The History and Culture of Food in Italy

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Olivier de Maret - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

FSST 355: Digital Marketing: Wine and Wineries of Central Italy

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Courses with Service Learning
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Filippo Benedetti Valentini - M.A.
  • Course Travel:Yes

FSST 375: Anthropology of Food and Eating: Understanding Self and Others

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Elisa Ascione - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

G ST 201: Introduction to Gender Studies ONLINE

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:e-Courses Online Classes
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Nancy Provolt
  • Course Travel:Yes

G ST 301: Special Topics: Gender and Poverty ONLINE

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:e-Courses Online Classes
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Nancy Provolt
  • Course Travel:Yes

G ST 391: Women, Gender, and the Environment ONLINE

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:e-Courses Online Classes
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Nancy Provolt
  • Course Travel:Yes

GEOL 105: Environmental Geology ONLINE

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:e-Courses Online Classes
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Inoka Widanagamage
  • Course Travel:Yes

GSCI 250: The Science of Italian Food

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Brooke Porter-Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

GSCI 320: Water Resources: Environment, Society, and Power

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Courses with Service Learning
  • Taught in: 
  • Credits: 
  • Instructor:Brooke Porter-Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:No

GSCI 355: Towards Green Cities: Local and Global Perspectives

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:David Grohmann - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

HIST 215: Roman Civilization and Daily Life

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:4
  • Instructor:Giampiero Bevagna - M.A.
  • Course Travel:Yes

HIST 320: Archaeological Discoveries: A Passion for Classical Antiquity

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Giampiero Bevagna - M.A.
  • Course Travel:Yes

HIST 340: History and Politics of the European Union

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Maximiliano Lorenzi - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

HIST 345: Pagans and Christians: Ancient Mediterranean Religions

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Alessandro Celani - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

HIST 350: The History and Culture of Food in Italy

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Olivier de Maret - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

HIST 360: The Italian American Experience: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Elgin K. Eckert – Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:No

HIST 370: Cosa Nostra: Cinema and History of the (Anti)Mafia

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Elgin K. Eckert – Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:No

HIST 380: Saints, Sinners, and Harlots: Medieval Women in Central Italy

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:4
  • Instructor:Corinna Gallori - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:No

HP 191: Personal and Community Health ONLINE

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:e-Courses Online Classes
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Martha Bass
  • Course Travel:Yes

INT 299/399/499: Internship

  • Available:Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Course Type:Internship
  • Taught in:English/Italian
  • Credits:3-4
  • Instructor:Selected Umbra Faculty
  • Course Travel:No

IR 297/397/497: Independent Research

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Independent Research
  • Taught in: 
  • Credits:1-4
  • Instructor:Selected Umbra Faculty
  • Course Travel:No

IR 400: Research Writing and Methodology (for General Studies Students and Research Scholars)

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Faculty-Directed Research Courses, Scholars Program
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:2
  • Instructor:Brooke Porter-Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:No

IR 410: Research Writing & Methodology (for Food & Sustainability Studies)

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Faculty-Directed Research Courses, Independent Research, Scholars Program
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:2
  • Instructor:Brooke Porter-Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

IS 298/398/498: Independent Study

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Independent Study
  • Taught in: 
  • Credits:1-4
  • Instructor:Selected Umbra Faculty
  • Course Travel:No

ITAL 101: Living Perugia: Elementary Language, Culture, and Reflection I

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:Italian
  • Credits:4
  • Instructor:Italian Instructors
  • Course Travel:No

ITAL 102: Living Perugia: Elementary Language, Culture, and Reflection II

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:Italian
  • Credits:4
  • Instructor:Italian Instructors
  • Course Travel:No

ITAL 201: Experiencing Perugia: Intermediate Language, Culture, and Reflection I

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:Italian
  • Credits:4
  • Instructor:Italian Instructors
  • Course Travel:No

ITAL 202: Experiencing Perugia: Intermediate Language, Culture, and Reflection II

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:Italian
  • Credits:4
  • Instructor:Italian Instructors
  • Course Travel:No

ITAL 290: Special Topic: From Opera to Rap – Italian Language Lab for Intermediate and Intermediate/Advanced Students (i-course)

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:i-Courses
  • Taught in:Italian
  • Credits:1
  • Instructor:Antonella Valoroso - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:No

ITAL 301: Perugia and Beyond: Advanced Grammar, Conversation, and Cultural Reflection

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:Italian
  • Credits:4
  • Course Travel:No

ITAL 420: Il racconto italiano: The Italian Short Story

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Courses Exclusively in Italian, Standard Courses
  • Taught in:Italian
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Francesco Gardenghi - M.Ed.
  • Course Travel:No

MUSC 300: Instrumental Performance

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in: 
  • Credits:1
  • Instructor:Selected Instructors from La Maggiore School of Music
  • Course Travel:No

MUSC 305: Voice Performance

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in: 
  • Credits:1
  • Instructor:Selected Instructors from La Maggiore School of Music
  • Course Travel:No

MUSC 350: Advanced Tonal Harmony

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Selected Instructors from La Maggiore School of Music
  • Course Travel:No

PSCI 340: History and Politics of the European Union

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Maximiliano Lorenzi - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

PSY 311: Abnormal Psychology ONLINE

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:e-Courses Online Classes
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Jennifer Caldwell
  • Course Travel:Yes

PSY 320: Cognitive Psychology ONLINE

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:e-Courses Online Classes
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Jennifer Caldwell
  • Course Travel:Yes

PSYC 249: Criminal Behavior

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in: 
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Doris Kessenich - M.A.
  • Course Travel:Yes

PSYC 250: Art Therapy

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Philippa Stannard - M.F.A.
  • Course Travel:Yes

PSYC 353: Education in Italy: Seminar and Practicum

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Seminar & Practicum (mini Internships)
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Christian Tarchi - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:No

PSYC 355: Critical Disabilities Studies: Seminar and Practicum

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Seminar & Practicum (mini Internships)
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Christian Tarchi - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:No

PSYC 430: Human Development in Culture

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Courses with Service Learning
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Doris Kessenich - M.A.
  • Course Travel:Yes

PSYC 450: The Science of Behavioral Change: A Community-Based Approach

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Community-Based Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:John Dennis - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

PSYC 460: Organizational Behavior: An Evidence-Based Approach

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Courses with Service Learning
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:John Dennis - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

PYSC 290: Intercultural Communication

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Gabriella Klein - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:No

REL 345: Pagans and Christians: Ancient Mediterranean Religions

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Alessandro Celani - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

REL 380: Saints, Sinners, and Harlots: Medieval Women in Central Italy

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:4
  • Instructor:Corinna Gallori - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

SOC 249: Criminal Behavior

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in: 
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Doris Kessenich - M.A.
  • Course Travel:Yes

SOC 310: Placemaking: Creating Urban Spaces and Communities

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Community-Based Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Raymond Lorenzo - M.C.P.
  • Course Travel:Yes

SOC 330: Sustainable Food Production in Italy: Local Traditions and Global Transformations

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Courses with Service Learning
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Elisa Ascione - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

SOC 350: The History and Culture of Food in Italy

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Olivier de Maret - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

SOC 355: Towards Green Cities: Local and Global Perspectives

  • Available:Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:David Grohmann - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

SOC 360: The Italian American Experience: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Elgin K. Eckert – Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:No

SOC 375: Anthropology of Food and Eating: Understanding Self and Others

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Standard Courses
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Elisa Ascione - Ph.D.
  • Course Travel:Yes

SOC 430: Human Development in Culture

  • Available:Fall, Spring
  • Course Type:Courses with Service Learning
  • Taught in:English
  • Credits:3
  • Instructor:Doris Kessenich - M.A.
  • Course Travel:Yes