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In DePaul's Italian program, you will study Italian language, literature and culture. Italian influence extends throughout the world in art, music, literature, fashion and cuisine. Having knowledge of Italian culture and the ability to speak Italian will provide you with international job opportunities.

As an Italian major, you will take courses focusing on a variety of topics, including:

  • Business
  • Culture
  • Food
  • Geography
  • Language
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Translation
The Italian program offers a concentration in Italian education for students who are interested in teaching. Many Italian majors choose to earn a degree in another area of study, such as art, music, international studies or political science.

DePaul offers a study abroad program at Italiaidea in Rome, allowing you to grow linguistically and experience Italian culture first-hand. During your study abroad term, you will live​ in an apartment or with an Italian host family.

Chicago is home to vibrant Italian and Italian-American communities, providing you with opportunities to visit the Little Italy neighborhood, dine at Italian restaurants and attend Italian cultural events.

Internship Possibilities


What can you do with this degree?

  • Advertising
  • Consulting
  • Education
  • Immigration services
  • International business
  • International relations
  • Post-graduate study
  • Translation and interpretation
  • Travel services