Italian, Minor

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 18

Minimum Upper-Division Hours: 12

Program Code: N606

  • The requirements for a minor must be completed concurrently with the major degree requirements.
  • No minor may be added by completing courses after receiving the bachelor’s degree.

At least six (6) credit hours must be earned in courses acceptable for residence credit by standards set forth by the Dodge College of Arts and Sciences, excluding transfer, correspondence, and examination (AP, CLEP, Advanced Standing) credit. Courses for the minor may not be taken Pass/ No Pass.

No single course may be used by a student to satisfy a major requirement and a minor requirement. A course may be used, however, to satisfy both a major support requirement and a minor requirement. 

Requests to substitute a minor requirement must be approved in writing by the Italian program in the Department of Modern Languages, Literature, & Linguistics.

Required Courses

Students must successfully complete at least 18 hours of coursework in Italian, including at least 12 hours at the upper-division level.

ITAL 2113Intermediate Italian3
ITAL 2223Intermediate Italian Continued3
ITAL 3073Italian Conversation & Culture3
ITAL 3423In Altre Parole: Writing in Italian3
Choose one of the following:3
Authors and Ideas: From Dante to our Time
Italian Cinema, Theater and Media
Readings in Italian Literature & Culture
Choose one of the following:3
The World of Dante
Introduction to Italian Literature and Culture
Italian Cinema
Or another advisor-approved upper-division course
Total Credit Hours18
  • Minors in the Dodge College of Arts & Sciences are available to all undergraduate students at OU. If the minor is officially declared, successfully completed, and noted on the graduation application, the student’s transcript will so indicate at the time the bachelor’s degree is posted.