The Italy Veterinary Physiology program provides junior and senior students with the opportunity to enhance the international aspect of their education. The course is designed as an introduction to physiology and the noteworthy scientists of Padua, Italy. Students will be challenged to develop their critical thinking, problem solving, and self-learning skills in preparation for a career in medicine and science. This international studies opportunity will broaden the students' perspectives of other cultures and the need for international cooperation and harmonization to impact global health.
Students will have the opportunity to work with local students, as well as explore the city of Padua and surrounding areas. Independent and weekend travel will be feasible and encouraged. Padua is located near Venice and is within reasonable traveling distance to other cities in Italy, Germany, Switzerland, France, and Spain.
Credit A total of 5 credit hours are offered for this program. Students will enroll in the following two courses:
VTPP 423: Biomedical Physiology I (4 hours)
VTPP 485: Famous University of Padua Scientists (1 hour)
Approval of the professors
Must attend all program-specific orientations
3.0 GPR and junior or senior classification
Course Pre-requisites: Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry. Anatomy is recommended.
All study abroad programs require a minimum 2.0 GPR and good academic standing.
Estimated Program Fee (subject to change) -- billed to University Account
Portion of Faculty Expenses
International Health Insurance
Study Abroad Administrative Fee
Miscellaneous Program Expense
Additional Expenses - not included in Program Fee
Tuition & Fees (in state resident for 5 credit hours)
Travel Documents (passport and visa--if needed)
Some Meals and Transportation (those not included in Program Fee)
TOTAL ESTIMATED COST
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