Minors & Certificates
Italian Language and Culture
What is Italian Language and Culture?
The Italian Certificate program is an interdisciplinary program that explores the language, cultures, economics, history, geography and politics of Italy. Students may also study abroad in Italy.
Students in teh program usually possess strong verbal skills, some facility with languages and a desire to travel and interact with other cultures. Success factors include a disciplined attitude, willingness to participate in class, regular exposure to the language.
- International studies/business
- Global manager
- International affairs
- Government agencies
Italian Language and Culture Certificate Requirements
Students complete the following 22 hours for this certificate:
|ITAL1001||Basic Italian I||5|
|ITAL1002||Basic Italian II||5|
|ITAL2015||Italian Composition and Conversation||3|
|ITAL2016||Italian Composition and Conversation II||3|
Refer to "Electives" group for specific course options.
Students must choose a minimum of two courses (six credit hours) among the indicated courses.
|CLAS3021||Sex and Gender in the Ancient World||3|
|CLAS2001||Sports and Entertainment in the Ancient World||3|
|CLAS3002||Greek and Roman Religion||3|
|ENGC6049||Dante's Divine Comedy||3 - 4|
|CLAS4002||Nuts and Bolts: Technology in the Ancient World||3|
|HIST3055||The Renaissance in Italy||3|
|CLAS3001||Greek and Roman Warfare||3|
|ITAL3061||Study Tour: Italy||1 - 15|
|CLAS4001||Bread and Butter: Food in the Ancient World||3|
|CLAS2012||Pompeii: The Life and Death of an Ancient City||3|
|HIST3056||The European Renaissance||3|
|CLAS4011||Ancient Literary and Rhetorical Theory||3|
|CLAS2011||Classics and Cinema||3|
|CLAS2023||Art and Archaeology of Ancient Rome||3|
|CLAS3022||Sages and Scientists, Scholars and Slaves: Greek and Roman Thinkers in Their Cultural Contexts||3|
|CLAS1021||Greek and Roman Mythology||3|
Contact the program director, whose name and information appear at the top of this screen.
UC Advantages and Special Opportunities
Students in McMicken College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) enjoy many benefits afforded through study at a research-extensive institution ranked among the nation's top 25 public research universities. UC's urban, Tristate location offers exciting opportunities for global education, research and service learning, while its student-centered focus includes an 11:1 student-faculty ratio, a nationally recognized Center for Exploratory Studies and a highly successful First Year Experience program that teaches critical skills for first-year students and provides connections with important campus resources.
Freshman Admission Requirements
Students already pursuing a degree in any college at UC can add the certificate to their program. Be sure to submit a declaration of the certificate program using our online form.
In addition, you must meet with the program director so that they are aware that you are pursuing the certificate and can advise you appropriately. Do this early enough to avoid delay in obtaining your certificate.
Students not currently pursuing a degree may declare the certificate after establishing non-matriculated status.
Make sure that you have declared the certificate program online. Next, make sure that the certificate program director is aware of when you are finishing the program. If you are pursuing another bachelor's degree, then your certificate will be reviewed at the time that you submit your separate degree application.
AccreditationThe University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Undergraduate Certificate Degree in Italian Language and Culture
Full-Time Program Duration
Uptown Campus West
Old Chemistry 714
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0377
Phone: (513) 556-1950