Italian Studies Minor course acceptance provisions:
Please note that some courses DO NOT ALWAYS COUNT.
1. "+" Indicates "second tier" courses. To be included as part of the Italian Studies Minor, the course in a given semester must meet ONE of the following requirements:
i. It is taught in Italian about Italian materials.
ii. The student must complete a final project involving Italy (its culture, literature and/or history/social situation).
iii. The course must contain 50% or more course material involving Italian/Italian tradition as measured through:
α. written work (e.g., 1 / 2 papers or a higher percentage, such as 2/3) AND
β. topics covered through
lecture, reading and testing; e.g., Italy and Germany in the 1940's; The
history of Franco-Italian immigration (one-half for French to Italy, one-half
for Italy to France); The influence of German romanticism on Italian literature
in the 19th century (initial materials on Germany, most of
readings Italian literature); etc.
These are the conditions approved by the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee and cannot be circumvented.
2. These courses MUST BE APPROVED each time by an
Italian Studies Minor Advisor: please see the program advisors to
3. Other courses may be approved IF THEY MEET THE
ABOVE REQUIREMENTS and THEY MEET THE MINOR DISTRIBUTION OF COURSES
4. Departments may propose courses for inclusion
in the Minor (either regularly or as a "second tier" course) by
submitting the syllabus and explanation to the Coordinators of the
Italian Studies Minor.
Created 21 June 2010.