Minor in Italian Studies

Whether you are enrolled in the Department of Languages, Linguistics and Comparative Literature or another department/college, consider adding at least a minor in a foreign language to your curriculum. The thorough knowledge of foreign languages is a gateway to the world and new opportunities. 

Department of Languages, Linguistics & Comparative Literature
ITALIAN MINOR AUDIT

ITALIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE MINOR (for Non-Heritage Speakers)

Subject Course Title Prerequisites Credits
PREREQUISITE FOR MINOR
ITA 1120 Beginning Italian Language and Culture 1   4
Students who CLEP 8 credits of Italian or who have a minimum of 3 years of high school Italian can start with ITA 2220
MINOR REQUIREMENTS (5 courses, 17/19 credits; each course must be passed with a grade of C or better)
BASIC LANGUAGE & CULTURE (3 courses, 12 credits)
ITA 1121 Beginning Italian Language and Culture 2 ITA 1120 or equivalent 4
ITA 2220 Intermediate Italian Language and Culture 1 ITA 1121 or equivalent 4
ITA 2221 Intermediate Italian Language and Culture 2 ITA 2220 or equivalent 4
LITERATURE, LANGUAGE & CULTURE (2 courses, 6/8 credits)
ITA 3420 Advanced Italian Language and Culture 1 ITA 2221 or equivalent 4
ITA 3421 Advanced Italian Language and Culture 2 ITA 2221 or equivalent  4
ITA 3300 Italian Writing Workshop ITA 2220 or equivalent  3
ITA 3412 Reading the Italian Press ITA 2220 or equivalent  3
ITW 3100 Italian Literature & Civilization: Middle Ages & Renaissance ITA 2221 or equivalent 3
ITW 3101 Italian Literature & Civilization: Baroque to Present ITA 2221 or equivalent 3
ITA 4730 Tessere La Lingua ITA 2221 or equivalent 3
ITA 4930 Special Topics (such as Italia Oggi, Italian Cinema after 2000) Recommended (not required) to be taken after completing ITA 2221 or equivalent 3
Italian Study Abroad Equivalents (students must get course approval before going on study abroad)
ITA 2952 Italian Lang & Cult Abroad   1-4
ITA 3952 Italian Culture Study Abroad   1-4
ITA 4957 Italian Lang & Cult Abroad   1-4
ITT 3956 Italian Culture Study Abroad   1-4
ITW 4957 Italian Literature Study Abroad   1-4

 

ITALIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE MINOR (for heritage speakers)

Subject Course Title Prerequisites Credits
MINOR REQUIREMENTS (choose any 5 courses, 15/18 credits; each course must be passed with a grade of C or better)
ITA 3300 Italian Writing Workshop ITA 2220 or equivalent 3
ITA 3412 Reading the Italian Press ITA 2220 or equivalent 3
ITA 3421 Advanced Italian Language and Culture 2 ITA 2221 or equivalent 4
ITW 3100 Ital. Lit. & Civ. Mid. Ages & Renaiss. ITA 2221 or equivalent 3
ITW 3101 Ital. Lit. & Civ. Baroque-Present ITA 2221 or equivalent 3
ITA 4730 Tessere la Lingua ITA 2221 or equivalent 3
ITA 4930 Special Topics (such as Italia Oggi, Italian Cinema after 2000) Recommended (not required) to be taken after completing ITA 2221 or equivalent 3
Italian Study Abroad Equivalents (students must get course approval before going on study abroad)
ITA 2952 Italian Lang & Cult Abroad   1-4
ITA 3952 Italian Culture Study Abroad   1-4
ITA 4957 Italian Lang & Cult Abroad   1-4
ITT 3956 Italian Culture Study Abroad   1-4
ITW 4957 Italian Literature Study Abroad   1-4