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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Italian Cultural Studies, B.A.

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(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. Students must spend at least a year in Italy in order to complete the major and their classes should be taken in Italian and not English.

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

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