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Minor in Italian

The Italian minor offers recognition of proficiency in Italian language and the successful completion of a program in Italian culture and literature. It increases your understanding of a culture of major influence. Through the integrated study, students learn about diverse perspectives and develop skills in creative and critical thinking.

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Andrea Righi, Ph.D.

Coordinator of Italian Studies Program

Department of French, Italian, and Classical Studies

208 Irvin Hall

Oxford, OH 45056


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To earn this minor, students complete 18 semester hours (6 courses) at the 200 level or above and maintain a 2.0 GPA. For those interested in study abroad, we offer the opportunity to fulfill minor requirements in our faculty-led winter term workshops in Florence, Italy (Visions and Contrasts) and in Milan, Italy (Made in Italy) and/or our summer workshop in Reggio Emilia, Italy, which also fulfill the Miami Plan global perspectives requirement.