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The program leading to a Bachelor in World Cultures and Literatures, Italian Studies Track 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, cinema, comparative cultures, 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.