Italian Major (B.A.)

A minimum of 120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA. However, more than 120 credits may be required depending upon the major field of study.

Program Requirements

Students must complete 42 credits of General Education requirements and 3-9 credits of World Languages and Cultures Requirements.

Italian Required Courses
ITAL 242Italian Grammar and Composition I3
ITAL 243Italian Grammar and Composition II3
ITAL 340Reading, Writing, Translating Early Modern Italy3
ITAL 341Reading, Writing, Translating Modern and Contemporary3
ITAL 381Contemporary Italian Cultural Studies3
Italian Major Electives
Select seven of the following:21
Italian Americans in Film
The Italian American Experience: On the Margins or in the Mainstream?
Topics in Italian Cinema and Introduction to Subtitling
20th Century Italian Literature
Italian Conversation
Introduction to Italian Business and Commercial Translation
Special Topics
Introduction to Translating
Translation for Tourism and Cultural Promotion
Italian Study Abroad
The Italian-American Novel
Italian Humanism and Renaissance
Cooperative Education
Advanced Italian Grammar
Italian Literature of the Renaissance I
Italian Literature of the Renaissance II
Italian Literature of the 19th Century I
Italian Literature of the 19th Century II: Experimentalism
Audiovisual Translation
Italian Literature of the 20th Century I: A Changing Italy
Italian Literature of the 20th Century II: A Changing Italy
Dante Seminar I: Inferno
Dante Seminar II: Purgatorio and Paradiso
Italian Literature of the 13th and 14th Centuries
Senior Seminar in Literary Research
Italian Women Writers
Independent Study
Total Credits36