Enrollment closes January 31

Program Dates: May 16 - June 1, 2018

Comprehensive program fee of $4,150 includes:

  • Tuition for 3 hours of Bradley credit
  • Round-trip airfare from Chicago O'Hare
  • Twin room with private bath, breakfast each day
  • Textbooks and a guidebook
  • City orientation and tour
  • Day excursion to the village of Orvieto
  • Class-related cultural events and site visits
  • Visits to major sites including the Colosseum and Forum, the Vatican, and others
  • International Student Identity Card

Classes to be offered:

  • ENG 302  Travel Writing (Gen Ed C2, BCC W2)    

    This writing course will seamlessly incorporate your experiences of travel in Rome. In addition to regularly scheduled reading and writing in class, students develop a portfolio of daily journal entries on a variety of topics, accompanied by relevant photos and documentary materials. Students will produce two formal essays that demonstrate their skills of description, analysis, narration, persuasion, research, and revision. Besides a terrific Rome guidebook, course textbooks and a course pack of reading materials on Rome are provided.
  • FCS 300  Consumer Issues (*Gen Ed SF, BCC SB) and FCS 401 Independent Study

    Dr. Kara Wolfe
    As you experience Rome, we will study an array of consumer issues, ranging from food and beverage topics to wellness, the influence of advertising, product brands, and much more. Investigate consumer rights, responsibilities and ethics from an International perspective. And for FCS majors! - you can enroll in FCS 401 Independent Study.  Talk to Dr. Wolfe for more information 

    ML 250 + BUS 490  Interpersonal Effectiveness in Organizations in Organizations (2 hr) + Business Topics (1 hr)

    Ms. Becky Wood
    This course will enhance your experience of Rome as we look at individual and group theories of behavior within organizations. Applying methods of effective interpersonal interactions, increasing self-awareness (through topics including perception, personality, attitudes, values and the effects of stress) in order to better inform an understanding of others. We will also examine the management process and the social environment in which organizations of all types operate. It includes a broad discussion of management’s responsibilities to customers, stockholders and society, as well as the ethics of management.  Prerequisite: sophomore standing.    
  • MTG 315 Principles of Marketing

    Mr. Brad Eskridge, Department of Marketing
    This course will provide an introduction to various marketing concepts as they relate to key issues in marketing. Your work in the course will emphasize experimental learning and the development of product, pricing, promotion, and channel strategy while using Rome as a backdrop for application of ideas. Prerequisite: junior standing or 42 credit hours and Foster College of Business major.


Begin at the  study abroad homepage. Follow the instructions for May 2018 Interim Programs pre-registration. Pre-register before noon on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.  Then, you must complete the registration process in person at 8:30am on Thursday, October 26 in the Student Center Ballroom.  Students will enroll in order of their cumulative credit hours until classes reach enrollment limits. Thereafter, enrollment for any remaining class places will be on a first-come, first-served in the Study Abroad Office in 246 Bradley Hall.

A $500 non-refundable deposit is required to secure your registration.  Deposits must be made by check or cash only, as we are no longer able to accept  credit cards. 

All students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA established at Bradley in order to enroll in a course taught abroad. If you are a transfer student in your first semester at Bradley, or a first-year student, it may be possible to register after your Bradley GPA is established, depending on whether space is available in the course or program in which you wish to participate. Contact us at for details.

Program Payment: after the initial $500 deposit, the remaining program fee is due in two equal installments: half of the remaining balance is due by February 2, 2018, and the final payment is due no later than March 2, 2018.

Cancellations: any notice of cancellation must be made in writing by the program participant. Those who cancel after February 2, 2018 will be subject to a $1,500 cancellation fee beyond the initial deposit. Those who cancel after March 2, 2018 will be subject to a 100% cancellation fee.