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Department ofModern Languages and Literatures



Welcome to the Italian Studies Program at Santa Clara University! Our comprehensive program focuses on essential language skills with an emphasis on various aspects of the Italian historical, artistic and cultural heritage.

The Department offers both a major and a minor to students wishing to pursue Italian degrees; in addition, students are highly encouraged to study abroad in Italy, Whether you are planning on studying Italian to satisfy your core requirements or plan to pursue an Italian degree, the Italian Studies Program hopes to see you soon! A presto!