Italian Studies

Energy in Rome. Fashion and design in Milan. Filmmaking in Tuscany. 

Where ever your career takes you, understanding Italian language and culture is a major asset. As the world’s 7th largest economy known for arts, cuisine, design, and history, Italy holds endless global opportunities.

Our Italian Studies program is one of South Carolina’s most extensive. Classes focus on practical conversation while preparing you for engaging social and professional interactions.

As part of the College’s School of Languages, Cultures and World Affairs, the Italian Studies minor satisfies the College’s language requirements, and allows you to become an effective cross-cultural communicator.

Blend your passion for music, film, arts or business with the tools to make an impact in Italian communities worldwide. 

Italian Studies Minor

Through the critical study of the Italian language and culture, you'll develop a comprehensive understanding of Western culture evolution, ultimately shaping dynamic, productive citizens of a global society.

Learning Italian provides value for any profession, but particularly if you're considering a career in art history, music, linguistics, education, international relations and/or film studies. 

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