Global Heritage

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Global Heritage

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Archaeology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ENG 100 or ENG 101

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    This introductory course in cultural heritage explores major contemporary issues such as how heritage is threatened and how organizations and communities try to protect it. The course also explores relations between heritage organizations and indigenous groups and investigates how heritage can stimulate economic development. Using case studies from all over the world, the course critically analyses how and why heritage has become an important expression of identity and a potential source of conflict.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations