Demonstrate an Understanding and Appreciation of Cultural Perspectives and Practices in the Italian Speaking World.

The College of Liberal Arts’ Italian program is home to adventurous and curious individuals who seek to learn about other cultures, break down stereotypes and explore the world.

Building on a firm foundation of Italian language proficiency, the Italian major is an interdisciplinary program of study that places a strong emphasis on cultural, global and national identity studies. Global awareness and cultural literacy are fundamental to being active citizens, capable of promoting change and innovation. Our students are taught the vital critical thinking, public speaking and problem-solving skills necessary to thrive both at home and abroad.

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From lectures, to film screenings, to networking opportunities with some of the region's biggest employers, events at the College of Liberal Arts are designed to support your life's work.