Minor in Italian Area Studies

Students may obtain a minor in Italian area studies by completing at least 9 credits in Italian language beyond ITAL 1200, e.g.: ITAL 2160, ITAL 3150or ITAL 3160. An additional 6 credits must be chosen from the list below:

ITAL 2001/2005Undergraduate Topics in Italian-General1-3
ITAL 2310Italian Civilization3
ITAL 3001/3005Topics in Italian-General1-3
ITAL 331020th Century Italian Fiction in Translation3

Italian culture/topics emphasis courses offered by other programs/departments (e.g., History, Art History, Music or International Studies).

Normally, 9 credits must be completed in residence at MU. However, students are permitted to count 6 credits toward the minor from an officially sanctioned semester or year-long foreign study program in Italy. Six credits toward the minor can also be earned in summer programs abroad, such as the summer intensive language program offered by the University of Bergamo (near Milan) or by the Centro Fiorenza in Florence or on the Island of Elba.

Additionally, course work must be completed with a grade in the C range or higher in each of the required courses and students must maintain a 2.0 GPA in the minor.