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Hispanic and Italian Studies

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Program Information

School:University of Victoria
Field of Study:Hispanic-Am./Puerto Rican/Mexican-Am./Chicano Studies
Italian Studies
Spanish Language and Literature
Description:The Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies considers the study of Spanish and Italian to be essential components in the acquisition of a liberal arts education. The mission of the Department is to lay a linguistic foundation and promote the knowledge of the literature and cultures of Spanish, Latin American and Italian societies, to which many North Americans have strong historic ties.

Students wishing to take courses in Italian Studies at the Third and Fourth Year levels are reminded that they must have the prerequisites of the first two years including 250A, 250B. Exceptions may be made under certain circumstances after consultation with the Department. Students specializing in Italian Studies will find that they have sufficient electives to enable them to concentrate in a second field. For example, Spanish or another language, Greek and Roman Studies, English, History, Linguistics. Students completing first year and choosing Italian Studies as a Major may be interested in exploring the Arts and Writing Cooperative Education Program.

To receive the Co-op notation upon graduation, undergraduate students must perform satisfactorily in each of the required work terms. The Humanities, Fine Arts and Professional Writing Co-op Program is designed to provide students with an academic background and certain skills appropriate to a wide range of careers.
URL:Hispanic and Italian Studies at University of Victoria
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,428
International: $22,783

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 10, 2018