After completing some courses in Italian, you will be able to:
A background in Italian serves as a basis in a variety of areas. Those who earn a bachelor's degree in Italian enter the occupational fields of journalism, broadcasting, international business, translation, government service, organizational education, public relations, media studies, music, and teaching. Those who go on to graduate school enhance their opportunities in those occupational areas, while adding opportunities in linguistics, comparative literature, and Italian language instruction.
Jobs in Italian interpretation and translation, in both business and government service, are predicted through 2014 to grow faster than the average for all occupations.1
You can earn credits in Italian at HCC to transfer as humanities electives to a four year school toward an Italian major or minor.
Through successful completion of ITAL 202, you are able to meet the foreign language requirement in a variety of degree programs.
You can take Italian courses at HCC to explore the possibilities of connecting Italian study with another major to enter such career areas as linguistics, comparative literature, music, journalism, international business, government service, translating in the publishing industry or for businesses, or education.
You can take Italian courses simply to develop your ability to speak and read in Italian as cultural and personal enrichment.