Spring 2013 Travel Course: Rome




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INT 197G: Rome: The Eternal City

with Dr. Lawrence Hundersmack


Admission:  A two-step process:

·        1 – Register for Interdisciplinary,  INT197G and RES101 for the Spring 2013 Term (RES101 is covered under the course fee.)

·        2 – Receive permission of instructor to enroll in the course following an evaluation of student’s background and interests. (There will be a maximum of 24 students in the group.)

Credits:  6 credits (3 Spring credits for INT197, 3 Summer Transfer credits (RES101)) in cooperation with the University of Rome (“La Sapienza”). The course counts in the Core as AOK II and fulfills Inquiry & Exploration or Open Elective Credits and is a Learning Community.


21000 (NYC) & 20999 (PLV)


Dr. Lawrence Hundersmarck, lhundersmarck@pace.edu, and professors from the University of Rome. Special attention will be given to the art, architecture, religion, urban planning, and history of Rome in its Classical, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and Modern expressions.

Course Description:  In this very popular travel course, now in its’ 9th year, you will study and visit the significant cultural sites that have made Rome a world center since ancient times. The course brings to life the history, art, architecture, religion, and culture of this magnificent city… center of the fabled Roman Empire, the Coliseum, seat of the Roman Catholic Church, and capital of modern Italy. Rigorous academic study is coupled with a great deal of fun… and free time for exploring Rome and its environs. The course lets you see and experience firsthand what you are learning about. The awesome aura of Rome will give you memories for a lifetime.


While in Rome, you will use the city as your text. Orientation/acculturation meetings are held during spring semester.

Cost of Trip:

$4,960 - $5,545 (depending on the number of students enrolled), which includes airfare, airport ground transportation, lodging at St. John’s Rome Residence, and admissions to world-class museums. This course in Rome offers 6 undergraduate credits that are less expensive than 6 summer credits taken on campus. An optional day trip to Florence will also be available.Description: C:\Pace University\Work\geometric-updated\geometric\html\images\line-break-2.jpg