Quality Education in the Benedictine Tradition
College should be a profoundly liberating experience, intellectually, socially, and culturally.
Fr. Rene Kollar, O.S.B., DeanSchool of Humanities and Fine ArtsPhone: 724-805-2343Fax: 724-805-2812
School of Humanities and Fine Arts
Students have the opportunity to
Requirements for Italian Minor (18 credits): A minor in Italian requires 6 courses beyond IT 203.
Required Courses ( 12 credits): IT 305 Developing Oral Proficiency in Italian - 3 creditsIT 315 Stylistics: Techniques of Composition and Interpretation - 3 credits Any 300 level course in literature - 3 creditsAny 300 level course in culture and civilization - 3 credits Elective: Any two courses from the 200 or 300 level - 6 credits
Study abroad is essential to attain proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students, therefore, who wish to minor in Italian are strongly encouraged to study abroad. Courses must be taught in the target language, i.e., in Italian. A minimum of a 9-credit summer program or one semester of study in Italy would qualify. For students who are not able to study abroad, language study in an immersion setting may be substituted. All programs must be approved by the department chair.