Students are encouraged to use their free electives to develop a secondary area of specialization, a minor.
Minors require 15 credits of coursework. Out of these 15 credit hours, no more than 6 credits may be used simultaneously to satisfy requirements of the General Education program, the major, or another minor. At least nine credits must be taken in residence at The American University of Rome. Students must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in all courses taken for the minor.

Minors offered are listed below:

  • Minor in Archaeology
  • Minor in Art History
  • Minor in Classical Studies
  • Minor in Communication
  • Minor in Cultural Heritage
  • Minor in Digital Media Production
  • Minor in Economic Development and Globalization
  • Minor in English Literature
  • Minor in English Writing
  • Minor in Film and Video Production
  • Minor in Finance
  • Minor in Fine Arts
  • Minor in Food Studies
  • Minor in International Business
  • Minor in International Relations
  • Minor in Italian Language & Culture
  • Minor in Italian Studies
  • Minor in Latin
  • Minor in Marketing
  • Minor in Mediterranean Politics, Society, and Culture
  • Minor in Peace & Conflicts
  • Minor in Religious Studies
  • Minor in Social Marketing
  • Minor in Social Science
  • Minor in The Business of Art
  • Minor in The Italian Business Environment
  • Minor in Travel and Tourism Management

For details on any of our Minors, please see our full course catalog.