Education Abroad Partner Programs (Exchange and Direct Enroll)

Institution:American University of Rome

Program: American University of Rome (Rome, Italy)

Sponsored by: Business; Communication Arts and Sciences; Arts and Letters; Social Science

Offered in: Fall, Spring, Summer

Grade and Credit Conversion
Graded Subject Areas: Depending on the subject area of the course taken abroad, your credit will come back in one of the following two ways:
  • Graded credit (counts toward your MSU GPA)
  • Transfer credit (pass/fail basis and does NOT count toward your MSU GPA)

All subject areas listed below will come back as graded credit. Courses taken in any subjects that are NOT listed will come back as transfer credit. You can find a list of courses that have previously been approved for transfer credit on

If there is a course you want to take but is not listed on this page or, you will need to receive approval from your academic advisor or the appropriate college contact for study abroad course approvals. When you contact/meet with someone for course approval, make sure you have relevant course descriptions from the host university. Links to course descriptions can be found at the bottom of the “details” tab of each program page on the Office for Education Abroad Website.

Subject CodeSubject NameStart DateEnd Date
CASComm Arts & Sciences
A LArts & Letters
CLAClassical Studies
H AHistory of Art
STAStudio Art
ROMRomance Languages
RELReligious Studies
CSDCommunicative Sciences and Dis
MIMedia and Information
ACMArts and Cultural Management
DHDigital Humanities
FLMFilm Studies
GDGraphic Design
IAHIntegrative Studies Arts & Hum
LLLinguistics and Languages

Previously taken Courses:
Host School SubjectHost School Course NumberHost School Course TitleMSU Course CreditsMSU Course CodeMSU Subject AreaSubstituteStartDateEndDate
COM317Advertising Culture, and Society3CSP  7BFSADVADV 475: CAS
COM201Mass Communication & Society3CSP  7AJXCOMCOM 275: CAS
COM204Introducation to Public Relations3CSP  7AJYADVADV 260: CAS
COM400Organizational COM3CSP  7AKBCOMCOM 240: CAS
COM320Italian Media and Popular Culture3CSP  7AXTCOMCOM GCU: CAS
COM241Com Wkshp:Art, Design & Visual3CSP  7AJZADVADV 324: CAS
COM200Introduction to Mass Media3CSP  7AVMCOMCOM GCU: CAS
COM215The Computer as a Media Tool3CSP  TAPJADVADV GCU: CAS
COM301Media and Gender3CSP  7APKCOMCOM GCU: CAS
ACC102Accounting II3CSP  7AZNACCACC 200: BUSFS18
CLHS207Life and Leisure in Ancient Rome3CSP  7CECCLACLA GCU: A&LFS15
HST200History of Modern Italy3CSP  7BWSHSTHST 452: CSS
COM212Concept Development/Storytelling3CSP  7BYDTCTC GCU: CASUS15
ITL201Intermediate Italian I3CSP  7AAYITLITL GCU: A&L
COM219Intercultural Communication3CSP  7AVTCOMCOM 391: CAS
ACC202Managerial Accounting3CSP  7ABVACCACC 202: BUSFS18
ITL101Elementary Italian I4CSP  7BHSITLITL 101: A&L
CLHS205Rome: Republic and Empire3CSP  7CCAHSTHST 331: CSSSS15
ITL100Intro to Italian Language & Culture3CSP  7BGGITLITL 100: A&L
BUCO208Film/TV Industry3CSP  7AZMA LA L GCU: A&L
COM203Oral COM: Public Speaking3CSP  7AVNCOMCOM GCU: CAS
COM405Intercultural Communication3CSP  7AVTCOMCOM GCU: CAS
COM301Media and Gender3CSP  7APKCOMCOM 399: CAS
COM205Principles of Film & Media Prod3CSP  7AVPTCTC GCU: CASUS15
CLHS302Caesar,Cicero &Collapse Roman Empir3CSP  7BMTCLACLA GCU: A&L
COEN318Laughter,Satire & the Comic Form3CSP  7CJYENGENG 391: A&LSS17
CIN309Digital Filmmaking3CSP  7BYCTCTC 341: CASUS15
AH205Italian Fashion:From Carnival of Ve3CSP  7CREH AHA GCU: A&LSS18
COM105Communication and Society3CSP  7CRGCOMCOM GCU: CASSS18
MKT301Consumer Behavior3CSP  7CRJCOMCOM GCU: CASSS18
ENG102Writing from Research3CSP  7DUFENGENG GCU: A&LSS19
AH102Arts and its History:Foundations3CSP  7DSUH AH A GCU: A&LFS18
COM300European Mass Media3CSP  7CCMCOMCOM GCU: CASSS15
IS212Italian Food and Culture3CSP  7DTTBUSBUS GCU: BUSSS19
ENG300Creative Writing3CSP  7DTUENGENG GCU: A&LSS19
ART105Design in the Three Dimensions3CSP  7DTWSTASTA GCU: A&LSS19
ENG200Survey of British Literature I3CSP  7DTXENGENG GCU: A&LSS19
COM213Writing Across the Media3CSP  7DTYADVADV GCU: CASSS19
FDM304Screen Crafts:Hand onCinematography3CSP  7DTZMIMI GCU: CASSS19
AH100Intro Italian Language & Culture3CSP  7DUSIAHIAH 241C: A&LUS19
ARC101Roman Archeology On-Site3CSP  7DUTH AHA GCU: A&LUS19
ITL100Intro to Italian Language & Culture3CSP  7BGGITLITL GCU: A&L
ENG204Survey of American Literature3CSP  7CKBENGENG 314: A&LSS17
ITL102Elementary Italian II 4CSP  7BHRITLITL 102: A&L
CLHS205Rome: Republic and Empire3CSP  7CCACLACLA GCU: A&LSS15
COM408Media, Arts and Social Activism3CSP  7CDGTCTC 401: CASSS15US15
AH404Raphael & the High Renaissance in F3CSP  7CRFH AHA GCU: A&LSS18
ART215Painting Techniques II3CSP  7DSYSTASTA GCU: A&LFS18
COM306Digital Media and Society3CSP  7DTVMIMI GCU: CASSS19
AH312Villas,Palaces &Garden/Rena&Baroqu3CSP  7DUAH AH A GCU: A&LSS19
ARC254Athens:Archeology of the Golden Age3CSP  7DUBH AH A GCU: A&LSS19
HST307History of the Modern Middle East3CSP  7DUKHSTHST 373: A&LSS19
FDM281Black &White Urban Photo: Lisbon1CSP  7DUCSTASTA GCU: A&LSS19
AHRE106Sacred Space: Religious Arch ofRome3CSP  7DURH AH A GCU: A&LSS19
REL362The Sanctity of Life:Ancient World3CSP  7CJZRELREL 491: A&LSS17
AH103Arts of Modernity3CSP  7CKAH AH A GCU: A&LSS17