Minor in Italian Studies

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The minor in Italian studies provides an opportunity for students to achieve proficiency in reading, writing, listening and speaking while adding to their cultural knowledge of Italy. To complete the minor, students take a minimum of six courses (18 credits). Minors are also required to participate in a short-term or semester study abroad program in Italy.

Required courses:

  • ITL205: Intermediate Italian I
  • ITL206: Intermediate Italian II
  • ITL305: Italian Culture and Civilization

Students also choose three elective courses in Italian language or Italian-focused courses in any discipline. Minors are encouraged to pursue Italian-focused courses related to or complementing their major.