Academics

OU in Arezzo offers academic courses that apply to your major

Academic Overview

What does it mean to take a class at the OU in Arezzo, Italy campus?  How is the academic experience unique? The obvious answer is, all courses taught in Arezzo are OU credit-bearing courses. The classes you take in Arezzo, if they apply to your major, won’t cause a delay in graduation. This works out for many students who take a class sponsored by their academic department, such as the Price College of Business’ Supply Chain and Digital Marketing program in the spring semester, or the College of Engineering’s STEM semester in the fall. 

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STEM Courses

Curiosity and creativity are the secrets to the study of science. Just ask Leonardo da Vinci!

 

OU in Arezzo offers a STEM semester in collaboration with OU's Gallogly College of Engineering and incorporates an arts component  so that you can pursue your STEM degree while taking advantage of the arts that Italy has to offer (STEaM!).

OUA's Renaissance Art History class is just one of the offerings that enhance the STEM curriculum while satisfying an upper division gen ed requirement. 

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Price College of Business courses

A semester at OU in Arezzo provides you lots of opportunities to build your resume and ultimately land your dream job. 

As a Price College of Business student, you can add an internship to your OUA coursework in order to learn more about your field on a global scale.

 

You'll have OU faculty and you can directly apply your new skills in an international professional settings.  

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Upper Division Gen Ed Courses

Students at OUA can currently take OU upper division gen dd courses in art history, music, activism, political science, history. OUA and OU faculty are developing more courses that will give you even more choices for the credits you need toward your OU major.  

 

OU faculty incorporate site visits to historical and cultural sites as well as local organizations as part of the curriculum.

 

All courses offered at OUA are OU credit-bearing courses, so there's no need to worry about transferring  credits.  ​ 

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Summer Programs

Summer programs at OU in Arezzo run from mid-May until the end of July. These faculty-led programs allow students to earn OU course credit and explore Italian culture through a fast-paced, 3-4-week experience.

 

Summer programs are based in Arezzo, but feature group travel throughout Italy. Course offerings vary, as these programs are sponsored by colleges and designed by faculty. Some programs are open to all majors and some are major-specific.

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OU in Arezzo's Internships can offer students with any major the opportunity to learn about your professional field in Italy and to apply your academic knowledge in a “real world” setting.

Most internships are based in Arezzo, but a few virtual internships are offered by venues in other parts of Italy.  

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STEM Students Visiting CERN

"I loved taking some of my international studies classes abroad and learning basic Italian. As a journalism major, being abroad sparked a lot of different interests for me. I could even see myself getting involved in international reporting or storytelling."                                                                            

Nicole Nielsen, Spring 2019

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