Welcome to the Italian Program in UMD's School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.
Undergraduate Degrees in Italian
The Italian program offers both a major and a minor.
Learn more about additional programs related to the Italian program.
The Italian Program is committed to the promotion of Italian language and culture in Maryland, the United States, and the world. In our academic programs, we strive to provide outstanding and innovative instruction in Italian studies to prepare students to communicate effectively in spoken and written Italian, to gain and transmit knowledge of the cultural perspectives and artistic products of Italy, and to be culturally sensitive members of today’s diverse society.
Advising and Courses
The Italian undergraduate advisor is available for consultation about any aspect of your study of Italian. To ensure that you have fulfilled all the requirements for graduation, the department recommends that every Italian major confer with an advisor at registration time each semester.
Office hours are posted in Jiménez 1104.
Advisor: Valeria Federici
Office: 4109 Jiménez
Phone: (301) 405-4038
Download Advising Worksheets for Italian majors & minors:
The College of Arts and Humanities (ARHU) Office of Student Affairs provides college advising for all ARHU undergraduates in 1120 Francis Scott Key Hall.
ITAL103 - Intensive Elementary Italian
ITAL203 - Intensive Intermediate Italian
ITAL204 - Review Grammar and Composition
ITAL252 - Stories of Italy
ITAL311 - Advanced Oral Expression: Current Events
ITAL421 - The Italian Renaissance
Beyond the Classroom
Language Partner Program
The Language Partner Program (LPP) offers majors in any SLLC program at UMD the opportunity to meet with international students outside the classroom and practice their target language in an informal yet structured way. For international students, the LPP provides a forum for connecting with U.S. students and integrating into the UMD campus.Language Partner Program
Language House Living and Learning Program
Develop Italian proficiency through this on-campus living and learning program.Language Clusters