The Certificate in Italian
program helps prepare students for graduate or professional schools and
for a variety of career opportunities. Courses are designed to help
students build a strong language background and to expand their
In addition to class work, students
acquire language skills through individualized learning and research
projects with professors, field experiences, campus programs,
internships and study abroad opportunities.
A Certificate in Italian may be obtained in conjunction with a bachelor's degree in any field by successful completion of 16
semester hours of credit in the language at the 100 level or higher.
The certificate provides academic recognition for foreign language
study not meeting requirements for a major or minor.
Students are encouraged to participate in international study and travel experiences.
Topics of Study
- elementary language
- intermediate language
- topics in Italian
Students with a Certificate in Italian can proceed to graduate and
professional schools with language skills that will help make them a
Possible career paths for students with a Certificate in Italian include:
- international business
- social work
- International Student Organization