A minor in Italian Studies is offered by the Department of Foreign Languages. It consists of six courses beyond the elementary level, and may be declared either before or after studying abroad in Florence, Rome, or Perugia.
Students should contact Professor Daria Valentini, Program Director of Italian Studies with questions about which courses taken abroad can be counted towards the Minor. In many cases up to two such courses can be approved.
The minor in Italian Studies requires two semesters of Italian language at the intermediate (ITA 231-ITA 232) level or equivalent plus four courses from the following:
Students minoring in Italian are required to take four courses on campus, two of which must be at the 300-level or above. For courses taken abroad, students must seek approval from Professor Valentini in order to receive credit towards the minor.
Study Abroad for Foreign Language Minors
Foreign Language minors are encouraged to spend a semester abroad in an approved international program of study or in one of the international internships sponsored by Stonehill College.
Students may transfer two courses taken abroad to the minor. Additional Foreign Language courses will count as general electives.