2022-2023 Course Catalog

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Italian (ITAL) Minor

Required: 18 credit hours in Italian at the 2000-level and above, chosen from the following courses.

Required Minor Courses
Select six of the following:18
Intermediate Italian 1
Intermediate Italian 1
Culture Composition and Conversation
Culture Composition and Conversation
Introduction to Italian Literature in Context
Introduction to Italian Literature in Context
Topics in Italian Cinema
Total Credits18
1

Students who place out of ITAL 2105 Intermediate Italian and/or ITAL 2106 Intermediate Italian should take any Italian course at the 3000 or 4000 level to satisfy those credit requirements.

Please note:

  • A student must complete all courses with a least a minimum 2.0 Minor GPA for all hours attempted. In addition, a minimum grade of “C” (2.0) must be earned in each course completed for the Italian minor.
  • Courses used to fulfill minor requirements may not be taken as Pass/Fail.
  • All courses in the minor requirements listed above have prerequisites, so students should consult the University Catalog or check with their advisor to ensure the proper fulfillment of course requirements.
  • Before the student departs on a study abroad program, a form titled “Authorization to Take Courses Elsewhere” must be filled out and signed by the student, the student's Italian advisor, and the Director of the Office of Global Education. The completed form must be submitted to the dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.
  • ITAL 4974 Independent Study or ITAL 3984 Special Study may be substituted if the topic is fitting. See your advisor for Italian.
  • ITAL 3474 Topics in Italian Cinema may be counted for the Italian minor a maximum of two times if taken with different content.
  • Substitutions may be approved by the Italian Program Director upon request.