Cultural Codes in the Italian-Speaking World

People and Society

Cultural Codes in the Italian-Speaking World

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  • Academic Plan
  • Cognate
    People and Society
  • Responsible Academic Unit

    Contact Info
    • Name: Rebecca Doran
    • Email:
    • Phone: Please contact by email
    • Location: 210-11 Merrick
  • Recommended for
    Students whose interests include Italy and Italian culture and society, such as history, architecture, international studies, English literature, American Studies and Latin American Studies (via the Italian migration), music, and more.
  • Required Courses
    Students must complete at least 3 courses for at least 9 credits.
  • Number of Groups: 2

Cognate Categories


Centered on the Italian language and culture courses offered by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, this cognate covers the linguistic skills and cultural competencies needed to communicate within an Italian-speaking environment as well as the analytical skills to interpret the cultures of the Italian-speaking world. This cognate teaches not only how to communicate in the Italian language and according to its cultural codes, but also how to decode social phenomena within the Italian-speaking world.

Option Groups

Complete exactly 2 of the following option groups:

*Indicates an inactive course

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