Dec 05, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

World Languages and Cultural Studies, Italian Studies concentration, B.A.

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Minimum number of credits required to graduate:  124

Minimum Cumulative GPA required to graduate:  2.0

Minimum number of credits to complete the major:  34


The concentration in Italian Studies requires completing a minimum of 34 credits consisting of a minimum of 9 courses. This interdisciplinary major is comprised of 6 core courses with an ITA designation and 3 elective courses.

Core Courses

  • 6 courses (minimum 22 credits) in Italian Language and Culture; at least one course must be at the 3000 level or above.

Italian Language

Students must take two Italian language courses at the intermediate level or beyond. Students will be placed at the appropriate level. The Introductory Italian sequence (ITA 1010  and ITA 1020 ) will not be counted as part of the major. Only the following courses may be used to fulfill the language requirement in the major:

Italian Culture

Students must take 4 Italian Culture courses chosen from among the following. Courses in the Italian Culture category are drawn from a group of ITA courses which share a common focus on Italian cultural topics and texts. In keeping with common practice among Italian Studies programs, some Italian Culture courses are offered in Italian and some are offered in English:

Elective Courses

Three courses to be chosen from the following, with no more than two courses from the same department. At least two of these courses must be from departments within the School of Liberal Arts. (* indicates a course with prerequisites)

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