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Italian Studies

The Italian program offers language (levels I-VI), literature, film, and culture courses. It offers an interdisciplinary major in Italian Studies in conjunction with courses from the School of Languages & Cultures, Visual and Performing Arts, and History. The School of Languages & Cultures also offers a minor in Italian.

Points of Pride

  • Purdue offers a summer study abroad experience in Florence, Italy.
  • The department offers web resources, Italian literature and cinema web links, Italian dictionaries, and Italian cultural studies listserve.


  • Country sales manager
  • International Sales
  • International market research analyst
  • Graduate or Professional School
  • Many other positions in business/management, not necessarily related to the major but based on graduate's global awareness and broad-based liberal arts skill set

Plan of Study

Italian Studies (now part of the School of Languages and Cultures)

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