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 Florence Sketchbook

Conducted in English

This course is designed to take full advantage of the student's unique experiences of living and studying in the city of Florence. With on-site inspiration channeled into artistic creativity, students will draw on location at sites of historical significance and visual interest, ranging from architectural masterpieces, landscape vistas and medieval streets to formal gardens, street markets and Renaissance fountains. Slide lectures will document the rich history of how Florence and its environs have attracted and inspired visiting artists for centuries. Students will develop individual sketchbooks with the aim of building up a professional portfolio with source material for future projects. No prerequisites required for this course.

Travel during class time is strictly prohibited.

Syllabus ​

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Location: Florence, Italy

NY departure and return dates: May 31- June 28, 2014

Arrive in ROME​ morning of June 1st

Credits: 4 credits

Faculty: Florence University of the Arts

Housing: Shared housing in apartments


Program Costs

Cost (includes all expenses below except airfare): $3500


CUNY tuition (for in-state, matriculated undergraduate): $980


Queens College program fee: $400


Travel insurance: $37

 

Consolidated fee (includes Tuition Differential, Housing, Student and Lab Fees): $2083


Total cost with airfare: $4500


Airfare: $1000 (estimate)


Additional costs:


Minimum budget for meals and personal expenses of $20 to $25 per day (approximately  $600)

 

Application Deadline: April 7, 2014


Programs are open to all undergraduate students from all CUNY campuses (unless restricted by level of study, language fluency or other program criteria). Travel on Fridays and some Saturdays for some programs.


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Education Abroad Office
Kiely Hall, Room 183
Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, New York 11367-1597 
718-997-5050
718-997-5055 (FAX)  
Email: Education Abroad​​



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