Develop advanced language proficiency and understanding of Italian culture in small, interactive classes to succeed in the global marketplace. Offered as a minor.

Program Overview

Italian is spoken by approximately 63 million people and is one of four official languages of Switzerland. Italian is the fifth most taught non-native language worldwide, after English, French, Spanish, and German. There are an estimated 110 million to 120 million speakers of Italian as a second or cultural language.

The Italian minor offers you an advanced level of language proficiency and a strong understanding of the Italian culture. Besides equipping you with the necessary tools to become effective and creative communicators, the Italian minor also prepares you to develop the global perspective and to live, study and work in Italy and the international community.


  • A strong foundation integrating business, STEM fields and the liberal arts develops critical 21st century skills essential for success and continuous growth in every field.
  • Every student graduates with a major and a complementary minor, gaining a competitive advantage that highlights the acumen and problem-solving abilities cultivated through experiential learning.
  • Whether you begin a career or continue your education after graduation, Bryant credentials prepare impact thinkers who are in high demand and prepared to contribute and make a difference.
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