Italian Major

Perché studiare l'italiano? Study Italian to experience another culture with exciting opportunities to study abroad.

What You'll Study

Learning a second language gives you an edge in the job market. As an Italian major, you'll study Italian literature and culture, while increasing your ability to speak and write Italian. You will also have the opportunity to participate in YSU’s study abroad program in Sicily for a truly immersive experience.

Italy has one of the top economies in the world, and employers need professionals who speak both Italian and English. The skills of an Italian major are needed in many different fields—from international business to fashion and design.

Major

  • Italian Major

    All Italian majors take courses to become proficient in writing and speaking Italian, as well as courses studying Italian literature, civilization and culture.

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Minor

  • Italian Minor

    An Italian minor will add an international component to your degree. As an Italian minor you will have the opportunity to participate in YSU’s study abroad program in Sicily.

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