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2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 07, 2020  
2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog

Italian Cultural Studies, B.A.


(44 credits)

The major in Italian Cultural Studies requires students to spend one year in Italy and to complete 44 credits devoted exclusively to Italy-related study areas.  A grade of at least a C- in IT 201  must be earned in order to take IT 202 , which is the first course that counts toward the major.

The courses taken as part of the major must cover at least three different areas from the following: Culture, Art History, History, Politics, Literature, Cinema, Music, and Economy and one departmental course in linguistics taught in English

In order to study abroad, students should have a minimum GPA of 2.7 or 3.0, depending on the site. Before departing, students must contact the adviser in Italian, in Glenside, to select courses.

Freshman/Sophomore Years - In Glenside

Before departing:

Junior Year - In Italy

Students have the possibility of studying in three different places: Florence, Perugia, and Rome. For more information visit