An Integrative Capstone Course in Rome, Italy...
As Seen Through a Global Lens!
This program has been cancelled for Spring 2013
Imagine having the opportunity to engage in a once-in-a-lifetime study abroad experience – one especially designed to recognize your commitment to success, as well as your outstanding leadership skills! We have just the opportunity for you!
As one of our best and brightest students in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences program, we’re inviting you to further explore healthcare systems and the importance of leadership amongst a backdrop of Rome, Italy! From here, 25 carefully selected 6th-year pharmacy and 4th-year toxicology students will spend a week in Rome exploring the Eternal City’s historic landmarks.
Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to round out your St. John's education with a rewarding and unforgettable academic and cultural adventure!!
- PHR 6103: Leadership Development in Pharmacy
This course is a 6th-year pharmacy elective suitable for individuals with an interest in leadership or who have served in leadership activities during their collegiate careers. Students will begin with two lectures on leadership theory and team building, and will also have the opportunity to visit a pharmacy school in Italy and learn about the practice of pharmacy in Italy.
- TOX 4403: Toxicology Colloquium
This is a required course for students in the B.S. in Toxicology program, which prepares students for the process of identifying a research question of toxicological interest, research the question and handle the research data. The course will focuses on presentation and leadership skills as well as a number of team activities.
Credits: Each course is 3 credits. Please note: these courses will be part of your Spring semester course load. Students will return to the Queens campus to complete their remaining coursework.
PHR 6103: Dr. Joseph M. Brocavich, Associate Clinical Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Pharmacy Programs
TOX 4403: Dr. Louis Trombetta, Professor and Chair Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be 6th-year Pharmacy or 4th-year toxicology students, slated for May 2013 graduation and at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA.
Travel Dates: January 7 - January 14, 2013
(Please note: students will arrive in Rome on January 7 and depart from Rome on January 14. For most flights departing from New York, you must leave the day before the arrival date.)
Application Deadline: October 30, 2012 (Visit the Apply Now page for more details.)
Essay Component: In 250 words, explain to the dean what you hope to gain from your study abroad experience. Address the reasons why you believe you should be selected for this seminar, including what you hope to bring back to the St. John's community upon your return.
Costs: Students are responsible for a $250 non-refundable deposit/program fee, tuition and the cost of airfare, plus any incidental costs (souvenirs, some meals, etc.).
*Tuition and airfare are in addition to the deposit/program fee. For undergraduate students, this course will be included in their normal semester tuition bill as long as they meet full-time student status (12 to 18 credits). Graduate students will be billed separately for tuition and fees based on the prevailing cost of tuition for their designated college. For additional information on current tuition rates, please click here.
Accommodations: St. John's Rome Campus
Meals Included: 2 meals per day, for 4 days. Please note that other meals will be eaten independently, so be sure to budget accordingly.