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Photo by Summer 2011 PH311 Student Alex Lilja

PH311 International Photographic Study and Practice

This elective photography course focuses on the photographic image within a global environment. Students explore cultural themes and develop an understanding of digital photographic techniques including the proper use of digital cameras, managing digital files and sharing images via an image sharing website.

The class spends one week in Florence looking at art and photographing the city. After Florence the class moves to Milan for one week to experience that city's cosmopolitan energy and contemporary lifestyle through photographs. The class will end with 3 days in Como. Field trips include a ferry ride up Lake Como to Bellagio.

Professor Ron Amato 

2 credits; 4 studio hours
Photography majors may use this course to replace PH351 in their 5th semester. 

Recommendations: Two Required from faculty.  These may be requested and submitted electronically via the online application below.


Note: You may log in to an existing application to update or manage it by clicking here.

Dates: June 1 - June 21

Accommodations: Hostel/Guesthouse in Florence, Hotels in Milan and Como

Estimates Costs*:

Paid to FIT
Program Fee
$3,600 $3,600
Incl. r/t group airfare, ground

transport, accommodations,

breakfast and excursions 

Application Fee
$60 $60

$506 $1,364
 (2 credits Upper Division)

Registrar Fees
$50 $50
Your non-refundable payment of $260 will be applied to the items above.

TOTAL DUE FIT   $4,216 $5,074

Other Estimated Expenses


$135 $135
$150 $150

$950 $950
$100 $100
Misc. Personal Expenses $500 $500

GRAND TOTAL   $6,051 $6,909

 Payment Deadlines*:


Upon approval, students make a non-refundable payment of $260 ($60 Application Fee + $200 deposit) via the online application

Feb. 17 

1/2 of Program Fee Balance Due
NYS residents: $1,600
Out-of-State: $1,600

Mar. 17 

1/2 of Program Fee Balance Due
NYS residents: $1,800
Out-of-State: $1,800

Apr. 15

Tuition Due
NYS residents: $506
Out-of-State: $1,364

*Costs and dates are subject to change 

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