Italian Studies Minor

To complete a 15-credit minor in Italian Studies, students complete the following:

Select five courses in Italian Studies 15
Total Credits15


  • To complete a 15-credit minor in Italian Studies, students must take at least one course in Italian language at any level.  Please note that completion of this requirement is not considered a prerequisite for coursework in the minor. Instead, students are permitted to begin minor coursework during or prior to fulfilling the language requirement.
  • While study abroad is not required for completion of the minor, participation in the University’s programs in Florence during the semester or in the summer is strongly encouraged.

Italian Studies Electives

AHST 1112Roman Art and Archaeology: Colosseum to Catacombs3
AHST 1130Early Renaissance Art in Italy3
AHST 1191Art and Mythologies of Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, Bolshevik Russia: Comparative Systems & Outcomes3
HIST 2203European Society in the Middle Ages3
HIST 2222The Roman Revolution3
HIST 2223Roman World in Late Antiquity, 284-642 CE3
ITLN/FTMA 2271Italian Cinema 13
ITLN 2289/ENGL 1150Dante 13
ITLN/FTMA 2290Italian American Cinema 13
ITLN 2291Boccaccio’s Decameron in Translation 13
ITLN 3219Italian for Professional Applications3
ITLN 3220Topics in Language and Culture3
ITLN 3222Made in Italy3
ITLN 3233Creative Writing in Italian3
ITLN 3240Language of Food in Italian Culture3
ITLN 3253Contemporary Italian Culture3
ITLN 3255The Novella3
ITLN 3257Theatre in Italy: Comedy3
ITLN 3980Internship3
ITLN 3990Independent Study3
ITLN 4330Redefining the Cosmos: Voyages3
RLST 2443The Papacy3

This Italian course is taught in English.