Italian Studies

The Italian Studies Minor is an interdisciplinary program of study in which students are engaged in the language, culture, history, and society of Italy within a broad European, Mediterranean and global context, from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance to the present day.

This minor leads you to a comprehensive understanding of Italy and of the Italian diaspora. The program also provides the opportunity for study abroad in Italy, for some of the language courses and electives.

Coordinator: Rebecca Bauman 

Requirements

Complete two of the following language courses.

Course Credits
IT 111 Italian I   
IT 112 ITALIAN II   
IT 213 ITALIAN III   
IT 214 ITALIAN IV   
IT 122 ITALIAN CONVERSATION I   
IT 223 ITALIAN CONVERSATION II   
IT 113 MADE IN ITALY: ITALIAN LANGUAGE THROUGH FOOD, FASHION AND FILM   
IT 132 ITALIAN IN FLORENCE  
 IT 311 ITALIAN FOR BUSINESS   
IT 312 ITALIAN FASHION CULTURE   
IT 341 INTRODUCTION TO ITALIAN LITERATURE*   
IT 342 WRITING WOMEN OF THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE*  

Complete three of the following elective courses.

Course Credits
FI 320 Major Directors: Federico Fellini   
HA 205 ITALIAN ART IN CONTEXT   
HA 207 ART AND ARCHITECTURE IN VENICE   
HA 212 RENAISSANCE ART IN FLORENCE   
HA 213 ROME: A CULTURAL HISTORY IN PAINTING, SCULPTURE, AND ARCHITECTURE   
HA 300 ART AND ARCHITECTURE OF THE VENETIAN REPUBLIC: C. 1100–1800   
HA 317 ITALIAN RENAISSANCE ART & CIVILIZATION (PREREQ HA 112)   
HA 396 ART AND PATRONAGE IN THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE (HONORS) (PREREQ HA 112)   
MC 200 MEDITERRANEAN CROSSINGS: MIGRATION, INTEGRATION, AND SOCIAL UNREST   
MC 201/FI 202 MAFIA MOVIES   
MC 202 ROME: THE MAKING AND UNMAKING OF THE ETERNAL CITY   
MC 241 ITALIAN AMERICAN CULTURAL STUDIES   
MC 251/FI 246 ITALIAN CINEMA   
MC 313 WRITING WOMEN OF THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE   
MC 345 FOOD FOR THOUGHT: GASTRONOMY IN ITALIAN LITERATURE AND CULTURE  

Courses marked with * may be used as a language course or an elective course.

Please check the Undergraduate Catalog for course descriptions and any prerequisite information.