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  • Locations: Florence, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: SDSU applicants only
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Fact Sheet:
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Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Resident Credit Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Course-Embedded Program
Mode of Participation: In-Person
Program Description:
Program Profile
HHS 350 is a 3-unit GE course that meets the SDSU Explorations B (Social and Behavioral Sciences) and the Cultural Diversity requirements, and includes a 9-day international experience in Florence, Italy!

Lectures from SDSU faculty during the semester-long course will include the following topics:
  • historical aspects of international health and human services
  • economic development and health and social science
  • nutrition in a developing country
  • globalization, health, and HIV/AIDS
For the most up-to-date information about this program, visit CHHS website.

Space is given to those that apply to the program first. Priority is given to graduating seniors. 
**Majors outside of the CHHS are welcome to apply, but priority is given to CHHS majors.

Students in the following CHHS Schools may enroll in HHS 350:
  • Exercise & Nutritional Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Public Health
  • Social Work
  • Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences 

Academic Notes
Please send an email to: for any questions or concerns.

Students will enroll in a fall 2020 course HHS 350 to complete the academic requirement.

Language Notes
This course will be taught in English.

Program Dates
  • Online course during the Spring semester 
  • Students must attend 2 mandatory, in-person pre-departure meetings on the SDSU campus. See CHHS International Experience website for details.
  • 9-day instructor-led international field experience during Spring break. See CHHS International Experience website for details. 
Insurance Requirement
All SDSU students will be automatically enrolled in the appropriate international health insurance for their study abroad term. The insurance charge will appear on your student account. Students will receive more detailed instructions regarding insurance before departure.
For more information about entry/exit requirements for your host country, visit the U.S. Department of State website.


Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.