The Italian Studies program is part of the Department of European Studies in the College of Arts and Letters at SDSU. The program currently offers coursework leading to a minor in Italian. It emphasizes language, culture, literature and film. Minors acquire a broad background in contemporary Italy and its origins from historical, social, linguistic, literary, and cultural points of view. In addition, both the majors in European Studies and International Business include a language and culture concentration with emphasis in Italian.

  • Courses

    Our courses develop students’ skills in language and introduce them to Italian culture. Students can focus on language and composition, literature, civilization, film, or the field of Italian Studies.

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  • Italian Club@ SDSU

    The "Circolo Italiano" tries to promote a better understanding of Italian culture to students of the Italian language at San Diego State University. Feel free to come and enjoy Italian culture with us!

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  • Events

    Learning Italian involves more than just conjugating verbs! To truly learn a language, you must become part of its culture. Join us for our many events that celebrate the Italian culture.

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