Department of Foreign Languages

Programs / Minor in Italian Studies

The Minor in Italian Studies

The minor in Italian Studies offers students exciting opportunities to gain global skills through engaging, culturally intensive classes and personalized instruction. Students majoring in areas such as history, music, international relations, communication, art history, or film will find the Italian Studies minor ideally suited to add an international dimension to their specific field of expertise. Students can fulfill part of their minor requirements through a thriving, 7-week study abroad program in Montepulciano, Italy, and have access to a funded opportunity to study abroad through a partnership with the University of Milan.


Required Course - 15 Credit Hours

  • Course
  • Italian 2002
    Intermediate Italian Language and Culture II
  • Italian 3200
    Critical Reading and Applied Writing
  • Italian 3302
    Practical Conversation
  • Italian 3303
    Grammar and Composition
  • Plus, one additional course at the 3000 or 4000 level. This course may be study abroad or internship.

Program Total (15 Credit Hours)

Important Information about Minors

When you declare a formal minor, it is not automatically displayed on your transcript. In order for your Minor to appear on your transcript, you must fill out a special "Minor Form" with the registrar when you petition to graduate.

  • Nine (9) hours of a minor must be non-duplicative with course requirements in the major.
  • A minimum of six (6) hours in the minor must be taken in residence at Kennesaw State University.