BA in Italian Studies

Below is a sample 4-year plan for students pursuing the BA in Italian Studies. To view the list of courses approved to fulfill KU Core Goals, please visit the KU Core website.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
ENGL 101 (Goal 2.1 Written Communication/BA Writing I)13ENGL 102 (Goal 2.1 Written Communication/BA Writing II)3
ITAL 110 (Major Pre-requisite)5ITAL 120 (Major Pre-requisite)5
Goal 1.2 Quantitative Reasoning3BA Quantitative Reasoning (QR)23
First Year Seminar (Goal 1.1 Critical Thinking)3Goal 2.2 Communication3
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63Goal 3 Social Science3
 17 17
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
ITAL 230 (Major Pre-requisite)3ITAL 240 (Major Pre-requisite, BA Second Language)3
ITAL Elective 300+ (Major Requirement)33Goal 3 Natural Science3
Goal 3 Arts & Humanities3BA Laboratory/Field Experience (LFE)1
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63Goal 4.1 US Diversity3
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63
 15 13
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Goal 4.2 Global Awareness3Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics 3
ITAL 300 (Fall only, Major Requirement)3ITAL 315 (Spring only)3
ITAL Elective 300+ (Major Requriement)33ITAL 301 or 495 (Choose one), Major Requirement43
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63
 15 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
ITAL Elective 300+ (Major Requirement)33ITAL Elective 300+ (Major Requirement)33
ITAL Elective 300+ (Major Requirement)33Goal 6 Integration & Creativity (300+)53
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63
LA&S 492 (Job Search Strategies, or elective)1Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63
 13 15
Total Hours 120

Please note:

All students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are required to complete 120 total hours of which 45 hours must be at the Jr/Sr (300+) level.

The same course cannot be used to fulfill more than one KU Core Goal. However, overlap of a KU Core course with a major or degree-specific requirement is allowed. Overlapping is recommended to allow more opportunities to explore other majors and/or minors.