Explore the connections around chemistry, conservation, and creativity in Italy with this special program designed for humanities and science majors alike! Please contact the Global Engagement Office if you would be interested in taking part in a modified version of this program in May of 2022.
Application Deadline Extended
Experience two weeks in Italy exploring the connections between art and chemistry, including a visit to an art conservation lab, a paper marbling workshop, and learning about the creation of both ceramics and glass. Important art historical sites such as the Vatican and the archeological site of Pompeii also offer perspectives on art making and art conservation. Italian cities on the itinerary include Florence, Rome, Perugia, and Vatican City.
4-credits in total including spring course and travel component
- CHEM 105/105L Chemistry of Art Lecture/Lab (fulfills GCC lab requirement)
- CHEM 442/442L Special Topics: Chemistry of Art (Prerequisite: Organic Chemistry and/or instructor approval)
Summer Travel Component:
- CHEM 106: Chemistry of Art Abroad
The course presents concepts of chemistry within the context of art. Class will involve both lecture and hands-on creation of art. At the end of the semester, students will travel to Italy.
- Dr. Sarah Goforth
Approximate Cost: $3,400
Includes ground transportation, housing, excursions and some meals.
CHEM 105/CHEM 442 are on-campus courses in 2020 Spring . Tuition for these will be included in the Spring semester.
CHEM106 is a summer course. Tuition for this will be charged in the summer.
Flight not included.