The Italian Program in the School of International Languages, Literatures, and Cultures offers a diverse curriculum that includes courses on Italian language, literature, culture, cinema, and folklore — and it is home to the largest number of Italian majors in the country.

Study Abroad 

The UA offers six-week summer Italian courses as part of the Orvieto International Institute. Courses are taught by members of the UA faculty. The Italian courses are open to undergraduate and graduate students. Students from all majors are welome to attend. Classes earn direct UA credit and can be used to satisfy the foreign language requirement.

Career Opportunities 

UA Italian majors work in every industry in the professional world, including: education, business and finance, interpretation, public relations, fashion, communications, consulting, engineering, science, diplomacy, psychology, tourism, and more. Graduates may also choose to enter law school, medical school, or a multitude of other advanced degree programs where they can apply their communication and problem-solving skills gained here.

Degree Options 

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
    • Italian Language and Literature; or Italian Studies
  • Minor
    • Italian Language and Literature; or Italian Studies
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