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Italian Major

BA in Italian Studies
College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Degree Plan

The program leading to a Bachelor in Italian Studies at the University of Houston is designed to give undergraduate students a comprehensive and coherent vision of Italian civilization in its various aspects and manifestations. The program, centered on Italian language and culture, is interdisciplinary and includes courses in literature, art, history, political science, and economics. Students majoring in Italian Studies will be able to expand their preparation in one of the several directions the program offers, and to qualify in a wide spectrum of activities such as business, banking, interpreting and translating, international trade. The major will also enable students to pursue further studies in Italian literature and in other academic fields.



There are numerous career opportunities for Italian graduates in art museums, firms that deal with international trade, including U.S. companies that have branches in Italy, airlines and other fields. Some graduates pursue doctoral studies, eventually teaching the language in universities or colleges. More information regarding job titles, salary information of Cougar Alumni as well as national salary information can be found at Cougar Careers . For assistance in career planning and development, please visit University Career Services .

Contact Information

Italian Studies Program
418 Agnes Arnold Hall
Houston, TX 77204
Phone: 713-743-3069

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