Italian Studies, Minor


The Italian studies minor comprises six courses taken from various departments (modern languages, English, history, fine arts). Two courses in the Italian language are required, while the others are chosen from a list of electives. Every student in the program is strongly encouraged to take advantage of a summer or semester studying abroad in Italy.

Required Courses
ITA 101Elem Conversational Italian I3
ITA 102Elementary Italian II3
ITA 200Italian Culture3
ENG 401Dante3
HIS 303The Renaissance3
FAA 232Renaissance Art & Cult3
Total Credits18

Students may enhance their education in Italian studies with several resources on and off campus. These include the recently refurbished foreign language lab with its multimedia resources for language study, as well as study-abroad opportunities in Rome or other parts of Italy. Students may also explore the possibility of getting some credit toward their minor through an internship, co-op or service project in the local Italian-American community.