The Department of French and Italian

B. A. Degree Requirements in Italian

Please see the College of Liberal Arts Degree Plans web page.

Italian Studies Major (2018-2020 Catalog)

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

ITL 320- Advanced Italian

Three hours chosen from: ITL 321- Introduction to Italian Literature, 325C- Italian Through Cinema, or ITL 328- Composition and Conversation.

Twelve hours of upper-division Italian (ITL) coursework.

Three hours of Italian Civilization (ITC) coursework.

Three upper-division hours chosen from: upper-division ITL, ITC, or LA 321J Italian Studies Internship.

Italian Major (2016-2018 Catalog and prior)

Twenty-four semester hours of upper-division coursework in Italian, including ITL 328, ITL 329, ITL 321, and 15 additional hours of upper division ITL coursework. Six hours of Italian Civilization may be counted towards the major. 

Required Minor for Italian Majors

For students under the 2010-2012, 2012-2014, or 2014-2016 academic catalogs

(1) twelve semester hours, including at least six hours of upper-division coursework, in any one other field of study in the University;
(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.

For students starting in Fall 2016 under the 2016-2018 academic catalog

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.

Undergraduate Advisor

Heather Peterson
BEN 2.018

Appointment Request

Undergraduate Italian Faculty Advisor

Antonella Olson
HRH 3.104A

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