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Italian Studies B.A.

All students must meet the University Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

Major Requirements

Thirty credits chosen from the categories below. Among the courses taught in English, no more than twelve credits may be applied from any one academic discipline. Students should consult with their Italian advisor to assist in selecting a program of courses. Other equivalent courses may be accepted with permission of an Italian advisor and the chair of the Department of Romance Languages and Linguistics.

Category A - Courses in Italian
At least fifteen credits in courses taught in Italian at the 100-level or higher15
One course from the following may be applied to this category:
Independent Study
Undergraduate Research
A college Honors Thesis may be applied to this category if written in Italian
Category B - Significant Italian Content
Up to fifteen credits from among the following courses: 15
Roman Art
Italian Early Renaissance Art
Italian High and Late Ren Art
Classical Roman Civilization
The End of the Roman Republic
Early Roman Empire: Lit Trans
History of Rome
Up to six credits of Latin language/literature at any level
Topics:20C American Studies (if significant Italian content)
The Renaissance
Opera Workshop
Opera Workshop
History of Medieval Philosophy
Hist I:Class/Med/Ren Thtr
Italian Lit in Translation
Italian Lit in Translation
Dante's Comedy
A college Honors Thesis may be applied to this category if written in English
Category C - Partial Italian Content
Up to nine credits from among the following courses: 9
Western Art:Ancient - Medieval
Western Art:Renaissance-Modern
Topics in Medieval Art (Category B if significant Italian Content)
Stories and Histories
Ancient Epic
Satiric Spirit
D2: Global History to 1500
D2: Global History Since 1500
Ideas in the Western Tradition
Early Europe
Modern Europe
European Culture&Soc 1914-1945
European Intellectual History
Music History & Literature I
Music History & Literature II
Period Seminar (if some Italian content)
History of Political Thought (if some Italian content)
Studies in Gender & Religion (if topic pertinent to Italian culture)