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Faculty Led: Video Production in Italy
Florence, Italy; Macerata, Italy; Rome, Italy (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2022 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission 05/11/2022 06/13/2022

** Indicates rolling admission notification. Applicants will be notified of acceptance and be able to complete post-decision materials as admission decisions are made.
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Language of Instruction:
English Program Type: Faculty Led
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Prior Language Study Required:
None
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Minimum GPA:
2.2
Language Courses Offered: None
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Academic Subject:
Telecommunications
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AACSB accreditation options available:
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Program Description:
Program Description:
Video Production in Italy

Program Director:   

Director: Dr. Dom Caristi (dgcaristi@bsu.edu)
Department of Media

Co-Director: Tim Underhill (tunderhill@bsu.edu)
Department of Media

Coursework/Credit(s): 

TCOM 305: Mobile Phone Video (3 credits)
TCOM 487: Seminar in Video Production (3 credits)
TCOM 334: Advanced Digital Video Production (3 credits)

Prerequisite: 2.2 GPA

Note: This program typically involves extensive walking during the Rome and Florence portions. If you have accessibility concerns please contact the Director of Study Abroad, John Jensen, (jwjensen@bsu.edu) in advance of application to gather additional information about in-country conditions.

Program Description:

Through this five-week program, students learn to do video production using Italian sites for their background. One of the great advantages of this program is that "home base" is Macerata: a scenic medieval hill town with a 15th Century wall. The class takes 3-day excursions to Rome and Florence, but the majority of the time is spent in an "authentic" setting, where there aren't many tourists. Students will experience true Italian life. In addition, there are two 3-day weekends built into the program so students can plan excursions of their own where they can choose to visit other Italian locations, or relax on the Adriatic beach just a 30-minute train ride away. Classes meet in an 18th Century building with a fresco on the ceiling! Students will work individually and collaboratively to produce tourism videos. 
 

Program Dates:

May 10 - June 13, 2022
 

Estimated Cost: 
$5,224 Program Fee +  3 credits of BSU tuition & fees
(Tuition charges based on residency)

Passport ($145), Meals ($500), and airfare (est. $1,200) not included in the program fee. Please budget for these additional expenses.

How do I apply? 
Step 1 – Click on "Apply Now"
Step 2 – Complete the online application through BSU by the deadline

Whom can I contact for more information? 
Please contact Dom Caristi (dgcaristi@bsu.edu) with any questions related to the program content


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