Minor in Italian Studies

Minor in Italian Studies (Interdisciplinary Studies)

Requirements

Twenty-one (21) credits of coursework focusing on development of Italian language skills, and study of Italian culture and history from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Required courses (9 credits): ITAL 115 Elementary Italian I; ITAL 116 Elementary Italian II; ITAL 210 Italian through Literature and Popular Culture (or equivalent experience for example, Study Abroad or Internship in Italy).

Elective courses (12 credits) chosen from the following list of courses by advisement, at least 9 credits of which must be at the 300 level or higher, and chosen from at least two separate disciplines (designated by different course prefixes). A Study Abroad experience in Italy is strongly recommended, but not required.

List of elective courses:

  • LANG 380 (World Cinema class: focus on Italy): 3 credits.
  • LANG 400 (Special topics in languages and literatures: focus on Italy): 3 credits.
  • LANG 410 (Directed study: focus on Italy): 1-3 credits.
  • ARTH 215 (Survey of Renaissance Art): 3 credits.
  • ARTH 290 (Art History Abroad if in Italy): 3-5 credits.
  • ARTH 315 (Renaissance Art): 3 credits (Prerequisites: ARTH 102 and ARTH 215).
  • ARTH 318 (Baroque Art): 3 credits (Prerequisites: ARTH 102).
  • ENGL 389 (Greek and Roman Literature): 3 credits.
  • HIST 302 (Republican/Imperial Rome): 3 credits (Prerequisites: HIST 101 or HIST 115 or HIST 134).
  • HIST 303 (Medieval History I): 3 credits (Prerequisites: HIST 101 or HIST 115 or HIST 134).
  • HIST 304 (Medieval History II): 3 credits (Prerequisites: HIST 101 or HIST 115 or HIST 134).
  • HIST 305 (Europe in the Era of Renaissance): 3 credits (Prerequisites: HIST 101 or HIST 115 or HIST 134).
  • HIST 309 (The Modernization of Europe): 3 credits (Prerequisites: HIST 102 or HIST 116 or HIST 134).
  • HIST 311 (Europe in the Modern World): 3 credits (Prerequisites: HIST 102 or HIST 116 or HIST 134).
  • HIST 391 (History of Christianity, I): 3 credits.
  • INDS 315 (Italian American Experience): 3 credits.
  • INDS 400 (Independent Study: culturally based): 3 credits.
  • INDS 480 (Independent Study: general): 3 credits.
  • PHIL 223 (Roman Philosophy): 3 credits.
  • PHIL 369 (Topics on Philosophy: Focus on Italy—Machiavelli, Dante): 3 credits.
  • POLI 330 (Western European Politics): 3 credits.
  • POLI 343 (International Migrations/Migrations Politics): 3 credits.
  • POLI 439 (Directed Study: Comparative Politics: focus on Italy): 3 credits.
  • THEA 359 (Commedia dell’Arte): 3 credits (only for Theatre students).
  • THEA 451 (History of the Theatre I): 3 credits.
  • PSC 390 (The Italian American Experience: Politics, Society, and Identity): 3 credits (online/Buffalo State).

Student will need to declare the Minor in Italian Studies with the Registrar’s Office using a Change of Major form. Paperwork needs to be signed by Dr. Chiara De Santi (Coordinator of the Minor in Italian Studies) and Dr. Juan De Urda (Head of the Department of Modern Languages).

AFFILIATED FACULTY

STUDENTS GRADUATED WITH THE MINOR IN ITALIAN STUDIES

Check the Italian Program!

http://www.fredonia.edu/department/worldlanguages/italianprogram.asp

For any further information, please contact the coordinator of the Minor in Italian Studies, Dr. Chiara De Santi, at Chiara.DeSanti@fredonia.edu

 


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