BABA General Studies Specialization: Italian

The Italian (ITA) area of specialization provides students with competence in the Italian language and a solid understanding of the cultural richness one of Europe’s most dynamic business frontiers. Students take courses in Italian language, literature, culture and civilization and have the opportunity for intensive overseas study. For career information visit the UF Career Connections Center.


Students are required to have a minimum of four classes totaling 12 hours from any of the 3000-4000 level courses listed below and maintain a minimum 2.0 area of specialization GPA. Be sure to check course prerequisite requirements. Visit the Undergraduate Catalog Courses page to find more details for each course.

  • Any 3000 or 4000-level ITA, ITT and ITW courses, excluding 4905 courses

Contact Information

You are always welcome to meet with an advisor in the Heavener School of Business, however, advising specifically related to Italian is available through the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. For registration, scheduling, and area-specific questions, please contact:

Dr. Deborah Amberson
355 Dauer Hall

Minor Option

A minor is available in this area of specialization. To complete the minor students must earn 19 credit hours with grades of C or better. You can find out more about the Italian Studies minor in the Undergraduate Catalog.