Program Requirements for the M.A. in Italian Studies

The structure of the program is a combination of coursework and a Master’s Exam during the fourth semester.

Coursework:  36 hours

Required Courses

  • 3 hours of 7301, Teaching French and Italian at the College Level
  • 3 hours of 7601, Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory
  • 6 hours of 8601, Theory and Practice (taken twice)

Core Courses

  • 15 hours in Italian core courses at the 8000-level
  • 6 hours in courses outside of Italian chosen in consultation with the advisor (5000-level or above)
  • 3 hours of 8998, Exam and Prospectus preparation