The Italian program at the University of Memphis offers a minor in Italian with beginning, intermediate, and advanced courses in Italian language and literature,
as well as courses in English on topics such as Italian Cinema and Dante. In language
courses, the communicative approach is employed, and classroom instruction is complemented
by audio-visual media. We regularly view beautiful slides of Italy and we even make
Requirements for the Italian minor: a total of 18 semester hours (6 courses): ITAL 1020, 2010, and 2020 (or their equivalents);
and 9 upper division semester hours (3 courses) in the Italian program.
Italian can also be one of the concentrations in the B.A. in Foreign Languages. Requirements for a two-language concentration: 27 upper division semester hours (9 courses) with a minimum of 9 semester hours
in each language. Requirements for a three-language concentration: at least 33 upper division semester hours (11 courses) to include at least 12 semester
hours in each of two languages plus approved course work in a third language.
Italian Film Festival USA 2014