Italian Studies and History Double Major

Prerequisites for the Italian Studies Major

  • Italian 1103, 1103.02 or 5051

Requirements for the Italian Studies Major with a History concentration (30 credits)

  • (3 credits) Italian 2102
  • (6 credits) two 3000-level courses taught in Italian
  • (3 credits) one 4000-level or above course taught in Italian

Credits for content courses (not language courses) taught in Italy that have been pre-approved by an OSU advisor may replace these content courses in Italian from the French and Italian Department.

  • (6 credits) 2 courses taught in English in the Department of French and Italian of which only one course can be at the 2000-level, one at the 3000-level or above and one at the 4000-level or above.

Credits for content courses (not language courses) from any OSU approved study abroad program in Italy that have been pre-approved by the advisor may replace content courses from the French and Italian Department. (See table A below).

  • (12 credits) 4 courses from the History Department selected from Table B or students may petition for a course that is not on this list.

Requirements for the History Major (21 credits)

  • Category A: Skills Acquisition (9 credit hours)

History 2800:  Introduction to the Discipline of History 

One 4000-level Reading Seminar in History

One 4000-level Research Seminar in History

  • Category B: Breadth (12 credit hours)

2 courses (6 credit hours) focusing chronologically on the period before 1750

2 courses (6 credit hours) focusing chronologically on the period after 1750

2 courses (6 credit hours) focusing primarily on East Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asia

2 courses (6 credit hours) focusing primarily on Europe

1 course (3 credit hours) focusing on comparative, transnational, transregional, or global history

Note: At least 21 credit hours must be at the 3000-level or above. This includes the two required 4000-level seminars (6 cr. hrs.) plus at least 15 credit hours at the 3000-level & above. One 2000-level History course must be taken prior to enrolling in a 3000-level History course (or instructor permission). One 3000-level History course must be taken prior to enrolling in a 4000-level or a 5000-level History course.

Ideally, the 4000-level Reading Seminar will be taken prior to the 4000-level Research Seminar.

Students wishing to graduate with research distinction may substitute 3 credits of 4999 or 4999H: Undergraduate thesis for one course offered in English from the Department of French and Italian and 3 credits for one course ??? from the History Department.

 

Table A. Courses taught in English in the Department of French and Italian

Course

Prerequisites and Limitations

2051 - Fictions of Italy: Medieval and Renaissance Literature and Society

 

2052 - Fictions of Italy: Modern and Contemporary Literature and Society

 

2053 - Introduction to Italian Cinema

 

2054 - Dante in Translation

English 1110

2055 - Mafia Movies

 

ITALIAN 3XXX – All roads lead to Rome? Topics in Italian Studies (in progress)

 

ITALIAN 4XXX (topics in French and Italian to be proposed)

 

5051 - Latin and the Romance Languages

Equivalent of 1103 in Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, or Latin, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for RomLing 5051 or Clas 5051.

5890 - Italian Seminar

qualified undergraduates with permission of instructor

5194 – Group Studies

 

3797 - Italy Abroad

No background in Italian required

3798.01 - The Italian City

One 3000-level course or permission of instructor

5797 – Study at a Foreign Institution

Depends on the program

 

Table B. Courses offered in the History Department

Course

Prerequisites

3215 - Sex and Gender in the Ancient World

English 1110.xx and any History 2000-level course, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for Clas 3215

3216 - War in the Ancient Mediterranean World

English 1110.xx and any History 2000-level course, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 2212

3220 - The Rise of the Roman Republic

Prereq or concur: Any 2000-level History course, and English 1110.xx; or permission of instructor

3221 - Rome from the Gracchi to Nero

English 1110.xx and any History 2000-level course, or permission of instructor.

3222 - The Roman Empire, 69-337 CE

Prereq or concur: Any 2000-level History course, and English 1110.xx; or permission of instructor.

3223 - The Later Roman Empire

Prereq or concur: Any 2000-level History course, and English 1110.xx; or permission of instructor.

3240 - History of the Italian Renaissance, 1250-1450

Prereq or concur: Any 2000-level History course, and English 1110.xx; or permission of instructor.

HISTORY 3241 - History of the Italian Renaissance, 1450-1600

Prereq or concur: Any 2000-level History course, and English 1110.xx; or permission of instructor.

HISTORY 4211/4211E/4211H - Readings in Roman History

Prereq or concur: Honors standing, and English 1110 or equiv, and course work in History at the 3000 level, or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs.

HISTORY 4216/4126E/4126H - Research Seminar in Roman History

Prereq or concur: English 1110 or equiv, and course work in History at the 3000 level, or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs.

HISTORY 5211 - Special Topics in Roman History

Prereq or concur: Any 3000-level History course, and English 1110.xx; or Grad standing; or permission of instructor.

 

 

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