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 340An Introduction to Italian Literature I: Heroes, Humanists and Sages3
ITAL 341An Introduction to Italian Literature II: The Modern, Post-modern and Beyond3
ITAL 381Contemporary Italian Cultural Studies3
Italian Major Electives
Select seven of the following:21
The Italian American Experience: On the Margins or in the Mainstream?
Italy on the Silver Screen: Topics in Italian Cinema
Italian Conversation
Commercial Italian
Special Topics
Introduction to Translating
Italian Study Abroad
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
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