Italian astronomer, mathematician, and physicist Galileo Galilei may have confirmed that the earth revolves around the sun, but for Italian majors, the world revolves around Italy. From the Roman Colosseum to the Mona Lisa’s smile, Italian culture shines with innovation and beauty. Dante’s fourteenth-century Divine Comedy is one of the cornerstones of Western literature, influencing even movies of today.

As an Italian major, you will study Italian literature in the original, often in the larger context of Italian history and culture.   

Leaders Who Majored in Italian

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