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Italian/Library and Information Science, Bachelor of Arts/Master of Science

150 Credits
St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Queens Campus

Overview

For highly-motivated students, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers a combined bachelor and master’s degree program in Italian and Library and Information Science. The program allows you to complete your undergraduate and graduate degrees in five years of full-time study, with internships available at the graduate level.

The combination of the two degrees will prepare you for a career managing a library, information center, or information system with a global perspective. Your knowledge of the Italian culture and language will make you uniquely employable as a librarian or information specialist once you graduate with your master’s degree.

Admission

Please see the requirement chart for the academic progression criteria in this dual degree program.

You should apply for admission to the combined BA/MS program during the second semester of your sophomore year, in consultation with the graduate program director. In order to be eligible for the combined degree program, you must have completed at least 60 credits of undergraduate work with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and at least 12 credits of Italian courses with a GPA of 3.5 for those classes. You are expected to maintain grades commensurate with the requirements for entry into this combined degree program while matriculated.

Department Contact

James Vorbach, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Director of Library and Information Science
St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
St. Augustine Hall 408B
718-990-1834
vorbachj@stjohns.edu

Dean Contacts
Laura Schramm, Ph.D.
Associate Dean
St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
St. John Hall, Room 145G
schramml@stjohns.edu

Molly Mann, M.L.S.
Assistant Dean
St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
St. John Hall, Room 145G
718-990-1443
mannm2@stjohns.edu

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