For the Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences

Major in Italian


Minimum required major and supporting course work normally equates to 45-51 hours including at least 30 hours in Italian courses beyond 104.  Course work in Italian must include at least one course in each of the following areas: advanced language/linguistics (Choose from: ITAL 310, ITAL 380ITAL 450), literature (Choose from: ITAL 200, ITAL 413, ITAL 414, ITAL 420, ITAL 440), and culture (Choose from: ITAL 240, ITAL 270, ITAL 406, ITAL 470, or ITAL 490).

General education: Students must complete the Campus General Education requirements including the campus general education language requirement.

Twelve hours of 300- and 400-level courses in the major must be taken on this campus.

A Major Plan of Study Form must be completed and submitted to the LAS Student Affairs Office before the end of the fifth semester (60-75 hours). Please see your adviser.

Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours

Departmental distinction: To be considered for departmental distinction, a student must maintain a 3.5 grade point average and fulfill special additional requirements. See the department's honors adviser.

Select 18 credits (max) from the following:18
Italian Studies in a Mediterranean Context
Practical Review Italian
Contemporary Italian, Oral and Written
Italy Middle Ages & Renaiss
Introduction to Italian Cinema
Advanced Grammar
Ital Business & Profess
Spec Topics Italian Studies
Honors Senior Thesis
Select 12 credits (min) from the following:12
Italian Culture and Globalization
Petrarch & Boccaccio
Europe and the Mediterranean
Masterpieces Renaiss Lit
Modern Italian Novel
Italian Syntax & Phonology
Topics in Italian Cinema
Italian Critical Theory
Supporting course work or a minor chosen in consultation with an adviser, in one related area (or a combination, with no fewer than 8 hours in each). Areas may include, for example, any other language and literature, history, political science, biology (premed), international law (prelaw), economics, finance, business administration, education, architecture, fine arts, journalism. 115-18