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Italian Minor - Applying to the Program

(HEGIS: , CIP: 16.0902 Italian Language and Literature)

Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

910 Clemens Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-4620

Dr. Amy C. Graves Monroe

Dr. Maureen Jameson
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Becoming an Italian Minor Student

Becoming a University at Buffalo Student

Admission to UB is based on a holistic review. We consider high school average, class rank (where applicable), strength of the high school academic record and SAT or ACT scores. A personal essay, recommendations, documented creative talent, demonstrated leadership, community service and special circumstances are also considered. For the 2019 admitted freshman class, UB reported an average GPA range from 90-96, an average ACT score of 24-30 and an average SAT score of 1180-1350.
The following is not required for admission, but is suggested as adequate preparation for university-level coursework:

  • Four years of English (with a substantial writing component).
  • Four years of social studies.
  • Three years of college-preparatory science.
  • Three years of a second language.
  • Three years of college-preparatory mathematics.

Visit Undergraduate Admissions to learn more.

Freshman Admission to the Program

Transfer Admission to the Program

Coursework in Italian taken at other institutions may be eligible for transfer credit, and articulation can be checked on the TAURUS website.

Current UB Students Applying to the Program

UB students are eligible for admission to the Italian minor if they have completed the prerequisites. Early admission to the major will ensure optimal planning for study abroad and other opportunities, such as internships or studies combining language and other fields.

Suggested Introductory Courses

ITA 207 for students who have already completed intermediate-level work (ITA 151 and ITA 152 or the equivalent in high school or elsewhere)
ITA 151 LEC and ITA 152 for students who have completed the introductory year (ITA 101 and ITA 102) OR the refresher course (ITA 104) or the equivalent in high school or elsewhere
ITA 104 for students who have studied some Italian but need a refresher course before proceeding to the intermediate level
ITA 101 and ITA 102 for students who have never studied Italian before

Published: Oct 13, 2020 13:05:53