For a 30-credit major in Italian, students complete the following:
|Select at least 7 courses taught in Italian 1||21|
|Select 2 additional courses from the department’s offerings in Italian or English, or from the list of approved courses in other departments||6|
|Select one capstone seminar taught in English||3|
This may include ITLN 2211 with a grade of B or better, and/or approved courses from study abroad partner institutions (list available upon request).
Students select their course of study from a variety of offerings including courses on creative writing, contemporary culture and film, food, Italian American cinema, Made in Italy, the short story, literature of the New World, theater, and Dante (which is offered in translation; majors are encouraged to do their written work in Italian). Italian majors also have the opportunity to apply for internships that count towards the major. Students are encouraged to study abroad at our affiliate in Florence during the sophomore or junior year or in the summer. The final course for the Italian major must be taken at Fairfield University.
All majors are urged to work closely, as soon as possible, with an advisor of their choice to plan a program of study.
The following list of courses taught in English has been approved to count toward the Italian major and minor:
|AHST 1112||Roman Art and Archaeology: Colosseum to Catacombs||3|
|AHST 1130||Early Renaissance Art in Italy||3|
|AHST 1191||Art and Mythologies of Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, Bolshevik Russia: Comparative Systems & Outcomes||3|
|ENGL 1150/ITLN 2289||Dante||3|
|FTMA/ITLN 2271||Italian Cinema||3|
|FTMA/ITLN 2290||Italian American Cinema||3|
|HIST 2203||European Society in the Middle Ages||3|
|HIST 2222||The Roman Revolution||3|
|HIST 2223||Roman World in Late Antiquity, 284-642 CE||3|
|RLST 2443||The Papacy||3|
Magis Core Curriculum
Beginning with the Class of 2023, all undergraduate students will be required to complete the Magis Core Curriculum. Please refer to the Curricula section of this undergraduate catalog for a detailed explanation of the Magis Core.