BA with a Major in Italian
Note: Until further notice, the BA with a Major in Italian program is not accepting applications for admission.
To earn a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences degree from UIC, students must complete university, college, and department degree requirements. The Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies degree requirements are outlined below. Students should consult the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences section for additional degree requirements and college academic policies.
|Summary of Requirements|
|General Education and Electives to reach Minimum Total Hours||83|
See General Education and Writing-in-the-Discipline in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences section for information on meeting these requirements.
For the Bachelor of Arts, 37 semester hours (exclusive of ITAL 240) are required as distributed below.
|ITAL 200||Italian in Practice a||3|
|ITAL 201||Exploring Italy: Introduction to Writing and Critical Methods||3|
|ITAL 210||Introduction to Italian Literary and Cultural Studies b||3|
|ITAL 303||Advanced Italian Composition and Conversation||3|
|ITAL 305||See advisor||3|
|ITAL 310||See advisor||3|
|ITAL 311||See advisor||3|
|ITAL 411||Literary Forms in Early Renaissance||3|
|ITAL 370||Writing and Research in the Major c||1|
|ITAL 421||Advanced Modern Italian Literature||3|
|or ITAL 422||Contemporary Italian Literature|
|ITAL 450||Divina Commedia I||3|
|or ITAL 451||Divina Commedia II|
|Two or three additional courses, which may include ITAL 205 or ITAL 230, and one or two courses at the 400-level||6-9|
Fluent Italian speakers substitute a higher-level course for ITAL 200.
This course is approved for the Understanding the Creative Arts General Education category.
ITAL 370 fulfills the Writing-in-the-Discipline requirement.