Foreign Area Study

Coordinator, Professor and Director of Italian Studies Rémi Lanzoni

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

At least one each from Groups II and III.

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

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
MSC 121Music History and Culture I3
MSC 122Music History and Culture II3
MSC 123Special Topics in Music History & Culture3

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 Foreign Area Study 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 Italian Studies Director for approval.