Italian Studies (Minor)

Arts and Sciences
Foreign Languages, ESL and Humanities

The Online Bulletin is for information purposes only. Current students must complete the requirements as outlined in the York Bulletin as applicable.
Course Descriptions
Course descriptions can be found in the online PDF version of the Bulletin

The Italian Studies minor is designed to provide students with a better understanding of Italian language and culture. The minor is directed at those students who wish to combine Italian cultural studies with their professional goals.

Requirements for the Italian Studies Minor



Choose one course from the following: 
ITAL105Intermediate Italian I 
ITAL201Guided Study in Italian Language 

Literature, Culture, and Civilization

Choose 2 courses from the following list: 
HUM221Picture of Italy 
HUM240Food is culture: The Success of 'Made in Italy' 
HUM245Fashion, Italian Style 
HUM250The Italian Experience in the United States 
HUM350Italian Culture and Civilization 
ITAL356A Major Italian Author in Translation 
WLIT211Italian Theater in Translation 
WLIT230Divine Comedy in Translation 

Cultural Studies

Choose two courses from the following list: 
CLDV210Western Civilization 
FA290Ancient Art 
FA291Art of Medieval 
FA292Early Renaissance Art 
FA390High Renaissance/Late 16th Century Art 
FA391Baroque & Rococo Art 
HIST210Renaissance, Reformation and the Early Modern European State 
HIST333Nineteenth-Century Europe 
HIST334Twentieth-Century Europe 
HUM260The World of Opera: A Concise History 
ITAL400Individual Study 
MUS350Middle Ages to Baroque Era (WI) 
PHIL212Midieval Philosophy 
POL268Political Theory II Machiavelli to Marx 
WLIT201The Literature of the Western World through the Renaissance