The Italian major at Saint Joseph’s University will introduce you to Italian culture and language in a way that is both fun and gratifying.
Ways to Study Italian
This program is offered to students as a major and minor with on-line and on-campus instruction options. Many Saint Joseph's students decide to double major or add minors to their studies. Some common additional areas of study that students interested in Italian also pursue include:
- Italian Studies
- Art History
- Business Administration
- International Relations
What Can I Do With A Major in Italian?
A concentration in Italian can be the basis for graduate or professional study. Italian majors may pursue careers in a number of disciplines, not only romance languages, Italian and comparative literature, but also:
- Art history
- Government service
- Business and international affairs
How Will Saint Joseph's University Prepare You For a Career with an Italian major?
Saint Joseph's University's Italian major seeks to address the national need for competent Italian teachers. Granting a Pennsylvania Teacher Certification in Italian, the program is excellent preparation for students who intend to teach Italian, thanks to its emphasis on Italian language, culture and literature.
- Junior Year Semester Abroad - Your junior year could take you to Rome or Florence for an unforgettable, fully accredited semester abroad.
- Summer Study Abroad Opportunities - We also offer opportunities to take summer courses in the various cultural and historical centers of Italy. A study tour to key Italian destinations such as Rome, Florence, Venice and the hill towns of Tuscany offers a great way to earn credits during the summer session.