The Italian Studies major at Saint Joseph's University provides students the opportunity to build competency in the Italian language and acquire knowledge that will prepare them for careers in cultural preservation, diplomacy, governmental service, business, teaching, museum education or the arts. It also prepares students to pursue graduate study in fields including, but not limited to: international relations, law, and advanced work in the humanities.
The curriculum consists of 10 courses in which students explore the complexities of Italian culture and history through a variety of interdisciplinary perspectives. Up to four courses may be taken in English; courses span a variety of disciplines, including art, classical studies, film studies, history, linguistics, music, philosophy and political science.
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Programme StructureCourses included:
- Italian Identities
- Topics in Italian Studies
- The Shadow State: Mafia in Italy
- 48 months
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Language Studies Languages View 1968 other Masters in Languages in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We require a high school diploma or recognized equivalent for admission to Saint Joseph’s University. Standard secondary school coursework includes the following core subject areas:
- 4 years of English
- 3 years of mathematics
- 2 years of history
- 2 years of a laboratory science
- 2 years of a world language
Competitive applicants typically exceed the minimum requirements and have taken four years in all five core subject areas.
International47740 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 47740 USD per year during 48 months.
National47740 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 47740 USD per year during 48 months.
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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