Italian Studies - Minor

College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies
109 Satterfield Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2150
mcls@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/mcls


Description

The Italian Studies minor is an interdisciplinary program in the language, literature, history, theater, music and art of Italy. Students are introduced to Italian civilization and culture from the Romans to the present, with a focus on a wide range of various subjects across multiple disciplines.

Students are encouraged to study abroad through Kent State's Florence program in Florence, Italy.


FULLY OFFERED AT:

  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

Minor Requirements

[ITST]

Minor Requirements
Minor Electives, choose from the following: 118
ITALIAN RENAISSANCE ART
THE HIGH RENAISSANCE AND MANNERISM IN ITALY
VENETIAN RENAISSANCE ART
BAROQUE ART OF THE 17TH CENTURY
ART HISTORY SEMINAR 2
THE ROMAN ACHIEVEMENT (DIVG) (KHUM)
ITALIAN FASHION AND CULTURE
SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY EUROPE
NINETEENTH-CENTURY EUROPE
INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN I
INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN II
Italian Upper-Division Electives (ITAL 30000 or 40000 level)
Minimum Total Credit Hours:18
1

Special topics courses and courses taken through Kent State's Florence program may be included with the permission of the director of the Italian Studies minor.

2

ARTH 42091 is a variable topic seminar. Other art history seminar topics related to Italy or Italian art may be used to fulfill minor requirements with the permission of the director of the Italian Studies minor.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Minor GPA
2.000
  • Students must complete at least two upper-division (30000 or 40000 level) courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).

Program Note

  • Some courses in the Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies are offered on a rotating basis, and course availability may change at any time. Visit the department's website for course offering projections and advising with course planning.