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Italian Studies

Bowdoin College

48 months
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55422 USD/year
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About

The Italian Studies program of Bowdoin College offers students the opportunity to develop their fluency in Italian and their understanding of the rich cultures and literatures of the Italian-speaking world—skills that will prepare students for international work or graduate study.

Overview

The Italian Studies program of Bowdoin College provides students with a broad understanding of the cultures and literatures of the Italian-speaking worlds through a curriculum that prepares students for international work, teaching, or graduate study. Native speakers are involved in most language courses. Unless otherwise indicated, all courses are conducted in the respective language.

Learning Goals

Majors and non-majors will be able to:

  • Accurately and effectively use Italian for interpersonal (dialogues), interpretive (reading, listening), and presentational (writing, speaking) modes of communication, ranging in complexity from everyday interaction to abstract, educated discourse in both oral and written forms.
  • Demonstrate critical understanding of Italian cultural productions through the discussion and critique of literary, artistic, historical, and sociological works of various authors, genres, periods, and regions.

In addition, majors and minors will be able to:

  • Identify and describe widely recognized intellectual and cultural movements throughout the history of Italian societies.
  • Explain fundamental concepts for, and contrast diverse approaches to, the scholarly study of literature, film, and cultural production.
  • Conduct analytical research in Italian Studies, and present it with scholarly rigor, in written or oral form, using the methods specific to such disciplines.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Elementary Italian
  • Intermediate Italian
  • Advanced Italian
  • Study and Criticism of Medieval and Early Modern Italian Literature
  • Contemporary Italy: Dalla Marcia alla Vespa

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application and personal essay, application fee (nonrefundable) or fee waiver.
  • Bowdoin Supplement
  • Counselor Recommendation - Advisor's estimate of candidate's character and accomplishments
  • Secondary School Report - Information concerning candidate's school offerings and environment
  • Secondary School Record - Transcript
  • Mid-Year Report OR official school transcript at Mid-Year - Report of mid-year grades and performance
  • Teacher Evaluation - An evaluation completed by a teacher who has taught applicant either junior or senior year in an academic core subject
  • Students whose first language is not English must submit official results from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), from Duolingo English Test (DET) or from Cambridge English Assessment (CEA)
  • Bowdoin accepts independent interviews from vendors, such as Initialview or Vericant, from our international applicants

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    55422 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 55422 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    55422 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 55422 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Brunswick

1247 - 1936 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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