The Department of French and Italian

B. A. Degree Requirements in Italian

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Degree Plans

For current degree plans, please see: College of Liberal Arts Degree Plans
To run an interactive degree audit (IDA), click here.
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Italian Studies Major (2020-2022 Catalog)

The Italian Studies Major consists of twenty-four semester hours of upper-division coursework in Italian, including:

  • Italian (ITL) 320 “Advanced Italian”
  • Three hours in ITL courses chosen from:
    • ITL 321 “Introduction to Italian Literature”
    • or ITL 325C “Italian Through Cinema”
    • or ITL 328 “Composition and Conversation”
  • Three hours in Italian Civilization (ITC)
  • Fifteen hours in additional ITL upper-division. Up to three hours of ITC may be counted for three hours of additional ITL upper-division. Up to three hours of Liberal Arts (LA) 320 may be counted for three hours of additional ITC.

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Italian Studies Major (2018-2020 Catalog)

The Italian Studies Major consists of twenty-four semester hours of upper-division coursework, including:

  • ITL 320
  • Three hours chosen from:
    • ITL 321
    • ITL 325C
    • or ITL 328
  • Twelve hours of upper-division ITL coursework
  • Three hours of ITC coursework
  • Three upper-division hours chosen from:
    • upper-division ITL
    • ITC
    • or LA 321J “Italian Studies Internship”

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Italian Major (2016-2018 Catalog and prior)

Twenty-four semester hours of upper-division coursework in Italian, including:

  • ITL 328
  • ITL 329
  • ITL 321
  • 15 additional hours of upper division ITL coursework
  • Six hours of ITC may be counted towards the major

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Required Minor for Italian Majors

Nearly all Liberal Arts majors require a minor. Regardless of your catalog, you must see your major advisor to declare a minor. Only one minor per major is permitted.
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Minor - 2016-2018 and later catalogs

For students starting in Fall 2016 and later. Completion of 15-21 hours of prescribed coursework in a different field of study than the major is required. A complete list of approved minors, requirements, and instructions on how to declare can be found online. Some minors are restricted and may require an application. A transcript-recognized certificate may also satisfy this requirement.
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Minor - 2014-2016 and earlier catalogs

Either
(1) twelve semester hours, including at least six hours of upper-division coursework, in any one other field of study in the University;
Or
(2) A complete foreign language sequence not used for the foreign language requirement.  Must include 9 hours total, 6 hours in residence, and 3 hours upper-division.
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Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Heather Peterson
BEN 2.108

Advising Sessions:
Appointment Request

Virtual Walk-In Availability
(no appointment necessary)

 

Undergraduate Faculty Advisors 

Undergraduate Italian Faculty Advisor
Antonella Del Fattore-Olson
HRH 2.106B (please email for availability)
adolson@austin.utexas.edu

Useful Links

Why Study Italian?

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Course Schedule

Study Abroad: Rome


  • Department of French and Italian

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    Austin, TX 78712-1800
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