About Language Programs
The goal of our programs is to help students develop a competency in both comprehending and producing the foreign language as well as in communicating with members of the target culture.
Contact the undergraduate advisors with any questions about the majors and minors. For those who declared a major or minor in either French or Italian, find out who your advisor is.
The online French and Italian exams are administered through the WebCAPE system. Scores will be sent to your academic center before you arrive for your PittStart session.
Learn more about the recent courses offered by both the French and Italian departments.
The French division offers a complete language program which allows students to encounter the Francophone world through a broad selection of coursework.
The Italian division of the department offers a complete language-training program which allows students to encounter the Italian world through a broad selection of coursework.
Teaching Certification in French and Italian
The University of Pittsburgh believes that you need to master your content area of Italian or French during undergraduate education before learning how to teach your subject to students. Read more about foreign language teacher certification at Pitt.
Frequently Asked Questions
Learn about our programs further by exploring the frequently asked questions.