Program requirements and list of courses
Prerequisites (not credited toward the undergraduate major or minor): Italian 1103 or 5101
The minor consists of 15 hours of course work beyond 1103 or 5101. Italian minors must take four courses taught in the Italian language. These courses must include Italian 2102 and at least one 4000-level or above course. In addition, students take one course taught in English in the Department of French and Italian, most of which also satisfy a GE.
General advising regarding the minor is provided by the FRIT/ASC advisor, Andrew Spencer, in 355 HH.
Transfer credit hours allowed: No more than one half of the credit hours required for the minor.
Courses taught in English
Choose one from either of the following categories:
- courses taught in English that also satisfy a GE requirement: Italian 2051, 2052, 2053, 2054, 2055, 2061, 3051, FRIT 3052, FRIT 3054
- courses taught in English that do not satisfy a GE requirement: Italian 5051
Courses Taught in Italian
2102: Contemporary Italian society
Electives (9 hours of courses)
2193: Individual studies (1-9 credits)
2194: Group studies (1-9 credits)
CLLC 2301.01S and CLLC 2301.02: Global Citizen Summer Camp
CLLC 2302: Global Citizen After School Program
3051: Italian Romances (GE)
FRIT 3052: Mediterranean Voyages: Migration and Travel (GE)
FRIT 3054: The 21st-Century Skill: Intercultural Competence for Global Citizenship (GE)
3102: Business Italian
3103: Styles and stylistics
3220: Italian culture through the ages
3221: Reading Italy: Italian literature and culture (Repeatable up to 6 cr.)
3222: Modern Italian media (Repeatable up to 6 cr.)
3223: The regions of Italy (Repeatable up to 6 cr.)
3224: Post-unification Italy
3330: The Italian Language through Time
3331: The languages of Italy
3332: The sounds of Italian
3570: CLLC Radio
3797: Italy Abroad (1-9 credits)
3798.01: The Italian City (GE)
3798.02: Experience Italy (3-9 credits)
4191: Internship in Italy
4223: Italian cinema
4224: Survey of Italian literature
4225: Italian identities
4226: Italian Theatre Workshop
4330: Structures of the Italian language
4331: Italian Translating
4401: Language Planning and Policy in Italian Through Time (Taught in English)
4998: Undergraduate research (Permission of instructor) (1-3 credits)
4998H: Honors research (Permission of instructor) (1-3 credits)
4999: Undergraduate thesis (Permission of instructor)
4999H: Honors thesis (Permission of instructor)
5051: Latin and the Romance languages
5193: Individual studies (Permission of instructor) (1-9 credits)
5194: Group studies (Permission of instructor) (1-9 credits)
5331: History of the Italian Language
5797: Study at a foreign institution (1-9 credits)
After studying abroad students often return with advanced languages skills. Students must receive the permission of the instructor to take the following courses, most of which may be offered in English depending on enrollment. Please consult with the instructor to verify whether the course is offered in Italian or English.
7301. Teaching French and Italian at the college level
8221. Studies in Italian literature: Author
8222. Studies in Italian literature: Genre
8223. Studies In Italian literature: Theme
8231. Dante studies
8233. Boccaccio and the art of the short story
8242. Studies in Italian culture: Gender and genre.
8243. Studies in Italian cinema
8244. Studies in Italian culture: Italy at war
8245. Italian pop culture
8246. Studies in Italian culture: Migrating Italy
1. Italian minors must take five courses beyond 1103/5101 taught in Italian. Of these five courses, four must be taught in Italian and students must take 2102 and at least one 4000-level or above course. In addition, minors take one course taught in English (see options above), most of which also satisfy a GE requirement.
2. Up to 9 credits of 3798.01, 3798.02, or 5797 may be counted toward the minor. However, all minors must take 2102 and at least one 4000-level or above course taught in Italian. At least 3 of the 9 hours of 5797 must be OSU credit (versus transfer credit).
3. Up to 3 credits of 2193/2194 or 5193 and up to 6 credits of 5194 may be counted toward the minor provided that they are taught in the Italian language.
4. Up to 3 credits of 4998 (or 4998H) may be counted toward the minor provided that the research is in the Italian language.
5. A minimum grade of C- is required in any course for it to count toward the major or minor.