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College Of Arts And Sciences
Italian American Studies
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Why Italian American Studies?

Interdisciplinary in nature, the Italian Ame­rican Studies minor considers the experiences of persons of Italian descent in North and South America with particular attention to experiences in the United States. The minor is designed to assist students in exploring the ways in which Italian and American cultures have combined to form a distinctive ethnic culture and offers students the opportunity to survey developments in the field of Italian American studies, as well as to examine it in relation to the fields of history, literature, media, and language study.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Conversation
  • Civilization
  • Humanities
  • Literature

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • The Italian-American Scene
  • Modern Italy
  • Images of Italian Americans in Film
  • Italian Civilization through the Ages

ADMISSION INFO:

Completion of the minor requires 21 credits.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Interpretor
  • Lecturer
  • Instructor
  • Distance Learning Associate

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • United Nations
  • Binghamton University
  • Foreign Service Institute
  • Yorktown Systems

Interested in this Minor?

Department of European Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Chair: Sarah Jourdain

Office: Humanities 1055

Phone: (631) 632-7440

College Of Arts And Sciences
Italian American Studies
Back to all Programs

Why Italian American Studies?

Interdisciplinary in nature, the Italian Ame­rican Studies minor considers the experiences of persons of Italian descent in North and South America with particular attention to experiences in the United States. The minor is designed to assist students in exploring the ways in which Italian and American cultures have combined to form a distinctive ethnic culture and offers students the opportunity to survey developments in the field of Italian American studies, as well as to examine it in relation to the fields of history, literature, media, and language study.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Conversation
  • Civilization
  • Humanities
  • Literature

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • The Italian-American Scene
  • Modern Italy
  • Images of Italian Americans in Film
  • Italian Civilization through the Ages

ADMISSION INFO:

Completion of the minor requires 21 credits.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Interpretor
  • Lecturer
  • Instructor
  • Distance Learning Associate

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • United Nations
  • Binghamton University
  • Foreign Service Institute
  • Yorktown Systems

Interested in this Minor?

Department of European Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Chair: Sarah Jourdain

Office: Humanities 1055

Phone: (631) 632-7440

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