Loyola University Chicago

John Felice Rome Center

Summer Course Offerings

For more information about our Summer 2019 Programs click here

All Summer JFRC students must enroll for two courses (six semester hours).

Books are available at the Loyola University Bookstore - Lakeshore Campus or online at www.luc-lsc.bkstr.com.



9-Week Offering - Summer 2019
(Class dates: May 20-July 19)
ROST 370 &
ITAL 300
International Internship: Rome Focus (fulfills engaged learning - internship) / Tutorial - Applied Italian for the Workplace
5-Week Offerings - Summer 2019
(Class dates: May 20-June 20)
   3-Week Offerings - Summer 2019
(Class dates: July 1-19)
Dept/Crse #Class #Course Title   Dept/Crse #Class #Course Titles

COMM 274


Introduction to Cinema (fulfills artistic knowledge core)






World of Classical Rome (fulfills tier 2 historical knowledge core) / Classical Archaeology-Italy

Locations: Rome & Sicily









Foundations of Photography (fulfills artistic knowledge core) / Italian Culture: Food & Wine of Italy

Locations: Rome & Abruzzo

HIST 324


19th & 20th Century Italy






Roman Catholicism (fulfills tier 2 theological knowledge core) / Human Rights: The View from Rome (fulfills engaged learning - service learning)

Locations: Rome & Malta

ITAL 101


Italian I







ITAL 102


Italian II







LITR 161


Introduction to Italian Culture







LITR 200


European Masterpieces (fulfills tier 2 literary knowledge core)







MGMT 201


Managing People & Organizations









Aesthetics: The Aesthetic Experience in Rome  (fulfills tier 2 philosophical knowledge core)







PLSC 102


International Relations in an Age of Globalization (fulfills tier 1 societal and cultural knowledge core)







THEO 279


Roman Catholicism (fulfills tier 2 core theological knowledge core)








All courses offered at the JFRC during its summer session carry three semester hours of credit unless specified otherwise.

A unique feature among the summer course offerings is the Fusion Experience.  Offered again in 2019 will be

  • Fusion Experience #1: Comparative Italian Cultures & Photography
    • LITR 268R               Italian Culture: Food & Wine
    • FNAR 115                Foundations of Photography (Artistic Knowledge Core)
  • Fusion Experience #2: Archaeology: Digging up the Past (Sicily)
    • CLST 334R             Introduction to Classical Archaeology (ANTH 334 cross-lists with CLST 334R)
    • CLST 276               World of Classical Rome (Tier 2 History Core) 
    Fusion Experience #3: Humans on the Move (Malta)
    • THEO 279              Roman Catholicism
    • ROST 382              Human Rights: The View from Rome

Students selecting one of these Fusion Experiences will spend two-to-three weeks at the JFRC campus, then travel either to Sicily or the Abruzzo region for two-to-three weeks.  Students will be required to enroll in both classes associated with an experience.

Benefits of a Fusion Experience:

  • These experiences fuse content from two different subject areas.  The two classes connected to each experience have been intentionally selected so that the courses complement each other. 
  • These experiences fuse theory with practice, as students will be applying what is learned in the classroom to out of the classroom, hands-on experiences.
  • These experiences fuse two different regions of Italy into one experience, e.g., Rome/Lazio with Abruzzo OR Rome/Lazio with Sicily OR Rome/Malta, providing a comparative perspective.