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Italian Studies

Purdue University in West Lafayette

The Italian Studies program offers language (levels I-VI), literature, film, and culture courses. As part of the School of Languages and Cultures, students will also enroll in courses within the Patti & Rusty Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts, Department of History, and Classics.  Italian Studies offers many study abroad opportunities for students.  Italian students participate in the Italian club, National Italian Honors Society, and Italian Coffee Hour.

All liberal arts majors prepare students with the skills identified as contributing to managerial success:  communicating and listening well, possessing insights into others, creative/critical thinking, problem solving, and the ability to make connections across complex ideas.

Plan of Study

Italian Studies Webpage

Transfer to Italian Studies

Purdue admits to individual majors. Transfer students must meet Purdue's overall transfer criteria, as well as any major-specific requirements. Before you apply, check the closed programs page to confirm this major is open to transfer students. If it is, refer to the information below for major-specific transfer criteria.

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Contact Information

College of Liberal Arts Student Recruitment Office
(765) 494-6291

College of Liberal Arts

Careers in Italian Studies

  •   Teacher
  •   Translator
  •   International Sales
  •   Policy Developer
  •   Foreign Aid Services
  •   Humanitarian Services
  •   Community Relations
  •   Importing/Exporting
  •   Law
  •   Politics

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