Foreign Area Study

Coordinator, Professor of Romance Languages Roberta Morosini

A semester in Venice or another approved course of study in Italy (or summer program at Middlebury, Vermont) is required.

ITA 212Exploring the Italian World3
or ITA 213 Introduction to Italian Literature
ITA 319Grammar and Composition3
Select three courses from the following groups: *9

Additional elective courses may have been approved since publication of this bulletin. The program coordinator maintains a complete list of all approved elective courses. For course descriptions, see the relevant department’s listings in this publication.

I. Literature

CLA 264Greek & Roman Comedy3
COM 370Special Topics (when topic is Tree Italian Masters)3
HMN 213Studies in European Literature (appropriate topics and approval)3
IAS 325Italian Neorealism in Films and Novels3
ITA 326Comedy in Italian Cinema3
ITA 327Modern Italian Cinema3

II. Fine Arts

ART 245Art and Architecture of the Roman World3
ART 26816th Century Art in Italy: Magnificence and Reform3
ART 269Venetian Renaissance Art (offered in Venice)3
ART 396Art History Seminar (when topic is Three Italian Masters)4
MUS 181Music History I3
MUS 182Music History II3
MUS 220Seminar in Music History3

III. History and the Social Sciences

HST 225History of Venice (offered in Venice)3
HST 229Venetian Society & Culture (offered in Venice)3
HST 398Individual Study (if directed toward Italy)1-3

Students may also take appropriate courses in other disciplines in the Venice program and appropriate individual study topics. To graduate with a Certificate in Italian Studies, students must contact the Registrar’s Office during the spring semester of the senior year to request that a transcript copy be sent to the Department of Romance Languages for approval.