Degree Granted
Degree Level
Garden City

Enhance almost any career, and enrich your life, with a knowledge of Italian.

Why Earn a Minor in Italian?

Even students not wishing to major in a language can still pursue language studies. A minor in Italian allows students to complement their studies, enrich their personal life, and acquire practical skills that can be applied to professional objectives.

Why Minor in Italian at Adelphi?

  • Receive personal attention in small classes with our distinguished, multilingual professors who are focused on your success.
  • Achieve written and oral fluency and a deep understanding of other world cultures as you immerse yourself in the Italian language and literature.
  • Gain valuable career skills and learn to work with the Italian-speaking populations in business, healthcare, or human services fields, or prepare for graduate school to become a language educator.
$80,090* * based on Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey & NACE First Destination Survey, Class of 2022
the average annual salary of our 2022 baccalaureate graduates—that’s 29% higher than the national average
based on Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey & NACE First Destination Survey, Class of 2022

My time in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures greatly helped to guide and cultivate my academic and professional interests.

Matthew Petrouskie ’19

Certificate in Translation Studies

Designed for students taking one of three languages—Spanish, French or Italian—the program is applicable to students interested in careers that involve the frequent translation of documents such as education, social work, literature and business. The program also has a component in interpreting for a variety of legal settings (depositions, courts, lawyer’s offices) and healthcare (hospital, clinics, doctor’s offices).

The certificate program is open to current University students and college graduates seeking to add to their portfolio and make themselves more marketable to employers.

Program Info

Application Requirements

To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements:

Transformative Educational Opportunities

All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape:

  • The Honors College – fostering intellectual perspectives and critical skills
  • Levermore Global Scholars – preparing students to become global thinkers and leaders
  • Study Abroad – providing opportunities to experience another culture and see the world from a new perspective

Awards & Recognition

Phone Number
More Info
Nexus Building First Floor
  • Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm Fri: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Search Menu