Italian Studies Minor

Coordinator: Associate Professor Essary

The Italian Studies minor provides students with a strong interdisciplinary knowledge of Italian language and culture. It focuses on the study of Italy from a variety of perspectives: linguistic, literary, cultural, historical, artistic, philosophical and political. Study abroad in Italy is strongly encouraged.

Minor Requirements

Required course: 4 sh

ITL 222INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN II

4 sh

Students may meet this requirement via language assessment test. Testing guidelines are set by the Department of World Languages and Cultures.

Twelve semester hours of Italian (ITL) courses at the 100, 200, 300 or 400 level: 12 sh

Twelve semester hours selected from the following: 12 sh

ACT 320ACTING IV: SPECIAL TOPICS

2-4 sh

ARH 210ART HISTORY OF THE ANCIENT WORLD

4 sh

ARH 211ART HISTORY OF THE MEDIEVAL AND PREMODERN WORLD

4 sh

COR 302ITALIAN CINEMA

4 sh

COR 357ROME

4 sh

COR 463DANTE'S INFERNO

4 sh

COR 380ITALY: [Course topic varies each semester]

4 sh

GBL 241ITALIAN COMEDY

4 sh

GBL 265 ITALY: FINE ARTS

4 sh

HST 327HISTORY OF THE ROMAN REPUBLIC AND EMPIRE

4 sh

IDS 214THE ITALIAN-AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

4 sh

IDS 243CULTURE OF ANCIENT ROME

2 sh

ITL 321ITALIAN CONVERSATION

4 sh

LAT 121ELEMENTARY LATIN I - LEARNING ABOUT THE ANCIENT ROMAN WORLD

4 sh

LAT 122ELEMENTARY LATIN II - LIFE IN THE ANCIENT ROMAN WORLD

4 sh

LAT 221INTERMEDIATE LATIN I

4 sh

LAT 222INTERMEDIATE LATIN II

4 sh

Electives not listed above may be approved on a case-by-case basis after consultation with the program coordinator. ARH 210ARH 211, and ACT 320 require consultation with the instructor and the program coordinator no later than the second week of the semester in which the course is being taken.

Study abroad and internships are enabled and encouraged. Up to 4 hours of internship credit and up to 12 hours of study abroad courses that emphasize Italian Studies subject matter, may count for the minor, as approved by the program coordinator.

 

Total Credit Hours: 24

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