The Minor in Italian, offered by the Department of French, German, Italian and Slavic, focuses on learning the Italian language.

Students declaring a minor in Italian are encouraged to study abroad. Temple has its own campus in Rome, Italy, which offers courses in a variety of fields, including language, art, art history, architecture and international business. Students interested in studying in Italy should discuss their plans with the Italian faculty advisor as early as possible.

Minors are awarded only at the time of completion of the bachelor's degree and cannot be awarded either as a stand-alone program of study or after completion of the first bachelor's degree.

Campus Location: Main

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Please contact the College of Liberal Arts' Center for Academic Advising for more information on minors, certificates or other CLA programs.


Six courses required (18 credit minimum)1

ITAL 1002Italian Language II 14
ITAL 2001Intermediate Italian I 13
ITAL 2002Intermediate Italian II3
Select three Italian courses numbered 2000-4999 (taught in Italian)9
Total Credit Hours19

Students with proficiency in Italian may replace ITAL 1002 and ITAL 2001 with upper-level courses taught in Italian. See the faculty advisor for more information.