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Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017

Italian Language and Culture

School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (SLLC)

The minor in Italian Language and Culture is an official recognition that a student has reached a certain level of proficiency in the target language. The minor will serve as a validation to potential employers of the student's proficiency in Italian.

18 credits are required for this minor:

Prerequisite: Successful completion of ITAL203 Intensive Intermediate Italian

Minor Requirements

ITAL204        Review Grammar and Composition

ITAL207        Reading and Writing in Italian

ITAL211        Intermediate Conversation

ITAL301        Italian Composition and Style

ITAL311        Italian Conversation: Current Events

One additional course taught in Italian at the 300/400 level

  • All courses must be taught in Italian
  • A maximum of six (6) credits can be applied to the minor from courses taken at other institutions, with the exception of the Study Abroad Program in Italy, which allows the transfer of nine (9) credits.
  • All courses presented for the minor must be passed with a grade of "C-" or better.
  • An overall GPA of 2.0 in the minor is required for graduation.
  • Students who begin their study as native/fluent speakers should seek the advice of the Italian advisor before choosing the courses they will use to replace the core minor courses.

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