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Italian Studies Minor

Languages and Literatures


The 18-credit minor in Italian allows students to supplement their major field of study with an understanding of the rich history and culture of Italy. Students in the minor must complete one Italian language course, along with 15 credits chosen from among the following.

Required Courses

ART 1095 Monuments of the World Architecture
ART 1250 Italian Sketchbook
ART 1790 Survey of Art and Architecture
DNY Rome and New York: Urban Design and Culture
ENG 2500 Discovery of Italy through British Writers
HMT 2025 Italian Culture through Food
ITA 3580 The City of Rome
ITA 3910 Regional Italy: The Arts, The Culture, The Food
ITA 3920 Italian Fashion
ITA 3980 The Culture of Rome through Its Neighborhoods
ITA 4000 Special Topics in Italian

You may also apply any online course related to Italian art, history, culture, or economics, chosen in consultation with a faculty advisor.

Only academic programs approved by NYSED are eligible for federal and state aid: NYS Inventory of Registered Programs  Minors are not recognized by NYSED therefore associated courses are only eligible for federal or state aid consideration when required by a major or when also used to satisfy a core or general elective requirement.

Contact Us

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Annalisa Saccà

Professor of Italian

Languages and Literatures
Coordinator Study Abroad and Internship Program (Italy)
St. John Hall Room 434A
[email protected]