Minor Requirements

The Minor in Italian Studies requires a total of 9.75 courses.

Lower division requirements include four full credit courses (1.0) and their partial credit Praxis (.25): Italian 1/81, 002/82, 2/82, 3/83, 4/84;  and a minimum of two conversation courses (Italian 6, Italian 60, Italian 106, which are .25 credits each).  

Upper division requirements include four full credit courses focusing on aspects of Italian culture, literature, film, history, politics, art, music, etc., and 196 (a .25 capstone course). At least two upper-division courses must be taken within the Department of World Languages and Cultures. 

Prerequisite Grade
Any course listed in this department with a prerequisite assumes a grade of C- or better in the prerequisite course. 

Please contact Professors Maria Grazia De Angelis (mdeangel@stmarys-ca.edu) and Costanza Dopfel (cdopfel@stmarys-ca.edu) for course approval.

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Lower Division

  • Italian 001: Elementary Italian + Italian 81: Praxis
  • Italian 002: Continuing Elementary Italian + Italian 82: Praxis
  • Italian 003: Intermediate Italian + Italian 83: Praxis
  • Italian 004: Continuing Intermediate Italian + Italian 84: Praxis

Conversation Courses

  • Italian 006: Basic Conversation (.25) 
  • Italian 060: Italian Civilization for Travel Courses (.25)
  • Italian 106: Intermediate/Advanced Conversation (.25)

Upper Division

  • Modern Language 198: Language Studies Capstone
  • ML courses