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French and Italian Studies, B.A.

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The French and Italian studies major allows students interested in both cultures and languages to pursue a combined major. Students study specific works in each nation's literature while also exploring the interrelations and cross-cultural exchanges that have contributed to Italian and French literature and culture. This comparative perspective introduces students to a broad range of issues and cultural practices.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Students are required to complete 4 semester(s) of French and Italian. with a grade of C-, or better, or S, or demonstrate proficiency in the language(s) as defined by the department or college.CLA BA degrees require 4 semesters or the equivalent of a second language.
CLA BA degrees require 18 upper-division (3xxx-level or higher) credits outside the major designator. These credits must be taken in designators different from the major designator and cannot include courses that are cross-listed with the major designator. The major designator for the French and Italian Studies BA is FREN.
Majors complete a minimum of 10 upper-division FREN, FRIT and ITAL courses for 31 credits, plus a senior project. At least 4 of the 10 upper division FREN, FRIT and ITAL courses (not counting the senior project) must be taken in the Department of French and Italian at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Complete the introductory 4-semester French and Italian sequences, or their equivalents. Students must formally declare a major within the department before completing the majority of the major elective requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25960 USD/year
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  • National

    14760 USD/year
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Living costs for Minneapolis

  • 1130 - 2050 USD/month
    Living Costs

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