Minor in Italian
The minor in Italian consists of six courses in Italian beginning with
Intermediate Italian (Italian 131/132). At least three of these courses
be 300 level or higher. The student's program must be approved by the
Upon completing the minor in Italian, students should have attained
fluency in the language. The minor degree will be bestowed in conjunction
with an approved major upon graduation.
Contact the Department of Italian for more information about the minor
Major in Italian
Majoring in Italian at Rutgers University's New Brunswick campus provides
undergraduate students with many opportunities. In the rigorous and
friendly setting of the Italian Department, students are encouraged and
assisted in the exploration of all facets of Italian Literature and
In addition to completing all of the graduation requirements of their
individual colleges, students must also satisfactorily complete ten
courses in Italian numbered above 200. In order for a course to qualify as
a major requirement, it must be taught in Italian and be approved by the
Upon completion of all required departmental and college coursework,
students will be conferred the degree of Bachelors of Arts in Italian.
Honors Program in Italian
To qualify for the Italian Department's Honors Program, a student must have,
at the end of his or her junior year, a cumulative grade-point average of
at least 3.0, and a grade-point average of 3.4 or better in Italian.
At that time the student should formally apply to the department chairperson.
Candidates for the Honors Program must complete special readings
and write an honors paper in consultation with the assigned director. He
or she must also be examined on the honors project by a faculty honors
Upon completion of the program requirements, honors will be bestowed
at graduation. Contact the Department of Italian for more information.
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