Italian Studies Minor

Students entering the University of San Diego and/or declaring a major during 2019-2020, should follow information contained in the printed course catalog (also known as the "catalog of record") published on April 1, 2019. Access the catalog of record at

The Italian Minor

All courses for the minor must be taken in Italian (ITAL).

A minimum of 6 upper-division units must be taken on the USD campus.

Two options are available.

  1. 18 units: at least 9 of the 18 units must be upper division courses (at the 300 level or higher) in Italian.
  2. 12 units of upper-division courses in Italian. Prerequisites: Fourth-semester competency in Italian and approval of department chair.