Undergraduate

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.

Advising

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.

Apply

Undergraduate applicants are encouraged to apply online through the University of Pittsburgh Office of Admissions and Financial Aid. For more information, visit the School of Arts and Sciences Web site.

Language Placement

The online French exam will be administered through the WebCAPE system. Scores will be sent to your academic center before you arrive for your PittStart session.

Course Offerings

Learn more about the recent courses offered by both the French and Italian departments.

French

The French division offers a complete language program which allows students to encounter the Francophone world through a broad selection of coursework.

Italian

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn about our programs further by exploring the frequently asked questions.