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AHS Study Abroad

Food, Fashion, and Family in Florence (Winter Term)

Students of all majors are invited every year to experience Florence, Italy in the 3-week winter course Food, Fashion, and Family.  It is one of the most popular study abroad courses on campus!

Study the integration of foods and nutrition, fashion and apparel, and children and families within the context of the Italian culture. The course will emphasize the interdisciplinary nature of these fields and the benefits to individuals, families, and communities.

 You will study the language and access the rich resources of Florence by visiting food markets, wineries and culinary schools, fashion design houses, programs for children and families, and textile factories.

Fast Facts

Did you know…?

  •  You can earn scholarships to help pay for study abroad.
  • Students who study abroad have a substantial long-term impact on their career paths and global engagement.
  • Employers say students who study abroad or travel are more desirable candidates and are more hireable than those who do not.
  • Study abroad and travel are one of the best ways students can acquire global skills and open up personal and professional opportunities.


Course Specifics: 

Four Credit Hours, Writing Intensive, Gen Ed Element VI (Diversity).   
For more info, please email

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