Italian Studies - Minor
Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies
109 Satterfield Hall
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 to a minor is open to students declared 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 declared 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 Electives, choose from the following: 1||18|
|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|
|INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN I|
|INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN II|
Italian Upper-Division Electives (ITAL 30000 or 40000 level)
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||18|
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.
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.
|Minimum Minor GPA|
- 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).
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be upper-division coursework (30000 and 40000 level).
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be outside of the course requirements for any major or other minor the student is pursuing.
- Minimum 50 percent of the total credit hours for the minor must be taken at Kent State (in residence).
- 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.