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Italian and Italian Studies, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Carlisle, PA, United States
Dickinson College offers a variety of courses in Italian and Italian Studies on diverse topics such as the history of Italian food, Dante’s Divine Comedy, Renaissance culture, Italian cinema, and Italian politics. 
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Learning outcomes

Unlike many other colleges, Dickinson College offers a minor in Italian and Italian Studies and a recently updated major in Italian studies, which provides students with a strong command of Italian language and culture, yet also allows students to take interdisciplinary courses concerning Italy and Italian taught by other departments in English. 

This opportunity has allowed many students to consider Italian studies as their second major or Italian as a second minor.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Reading and Writing Contemporary Italian Culture
  • Reading and Performing Italian Texts
  • History
  • Visual Arts and Representations
  • Humanities

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • The minimum requirement for entrance to Dickinson is the satisfactory completion of a secondary-school program of at least 16 units, including four units of English, two (preferably three) units of one foreign language, three units of natural science (at least two with labs), two units of social science and three units of college-preparatory mathematics. 
  • The remaining units should be within these academic areas. 
  • Most applicants to Dickinson offer more than the minimal requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    55948 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 55948 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    55948 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 55948 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Carlisle

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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