The Italian Studies Program offers students the opportunity to incorporate the knowledge of Italian language and culture into their program of studies, and to achieve competence at an Intermediate or Advanced level.
Requirements for the Minor in Italian Studies
The minor in Italian Studies requires a minimum of 18 semester hours, including the three required language courses, or the demonstration of equivalent language competency, and elective courses.
Further Course Options include courses taken in Italy, in a Fitchburg State University program or Fitchburg State University—accredited program, upon permission of the Italian Studies advisor.
No more than six transfer credits will be accepted as credit towards the minor. Transferred credits must have received a minimum grade of 2.5. Students must maintain a 2.5 grade point average in courses towards the minor to remain in the program.