In this minor program, develop advanced language proficiency and understanding of Italian culture. 

Professor Oliva with an Italian map

At A Glance

What You'll Learn:

  • Communication skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing Italian
  • An understanding of the cultural, social, and professional norms of Italian-speaking communities

What You'll Do:

  • Prepare for travel and study abroad in Italy
  • Learn and work in situations requiring knowledge of Italian language and culture

Career Options Include:

  • International Business
  • Government Relations
  • Interpreter
  • Healthcare Translator 
  • Immigration Attorney

Program Level: Undergraduate

Offered As: Minor

College/School: College of Arts & Sciences

Experiential Learning

Bryant Bulldogs in Italy

Experiential learning is at the core of a Bryant education. There are many ways - both formal and informal - to exercise and strengthen your Italian skills. 

Study Abroad 

  • Spend a semester in Florence through Bryant’s extensive study abroad program.
  • Your immersive study abroad can include an internship with a local company, all while using Italian language skills.
  • Enjoy a shorter study abroad experience with one of our faculty-led programs, typically held at the beginning or end of a semester.


  • Present original research at Research and Engagement Day, known as REDay.
  • Bryant Honors Program
  • Participate in Bryant's annual Reading Without Borders event.

Florence, Italy

What better place to study than the birthplace of the Renaissance? Florence was home to visionaries like Galileo, Leonardo, and Machiavelli and remains a European epicenter of culture, art, and architecture. 

For Bryant Bulldogs, Florence is the #1 study abroad location.  

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