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Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Italian - BA

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The Italian major provides two concentrations:

  1. Italian Literature (30 cr) 
  2. Italian Language and Civilization (30 cr.) 

Preparation for Teaching French, Spanish or Italian Adolescent Education (grades 7-12)

Students pursuing adolescent education must complete the 30 or 36 credit major in one of these languages and, in addition, complete the course in second language acquisition (3 cr). The 23-credit pedagogical sequence in adolescent education will serve as the minor. See the School of Education  section of the catalog for further information.

Minor in Italian (12 cr)


Students qualified to graduate with departmental honors must take an honors course or equivalent approved by the departmental advisers. Departmental honors will be conferred upon a recommendation from the appropriate departmental committee. Candidates must present a paper of at least 7,000 typewritten words in the language of specialization. Consult the department for further information.

Graduate Study

Qualified seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.5 in their discipline may be admitted to graduate level courses. Permission must be secured from the chair and then forwarded to the dean. Consult the graduate catalog for requirements and regulations.

Study Abroad

All study abroad programs are open to students from Hunter College and other accredited institutions. Majors and minors in the Department of Romance Languages are strongly encouraged to participate in study abroad programs (see adviser for GPA requirements).

Qualified students can apply for financial aid and STOCS grants.

Hunter in Italy: Summer Program in Pescara, June-July, at the University of Pescara; Italian Language courses and Italian literature and culture courses taught in English.

Winter Program Hunter in Florence, held during January intersession, offers courses and Italian Culture and Literature taught in English.

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