The Irish minor provides a core curriculum in language study, supplemented by coursework in related areas, which students can choose. Students completing the Irish minor are required to take 4 semesters of Irish language courses and one elective, for a total of 17 credits. To declare an Irish minor, students must visit Student Records in 140 Thackeray Hall and submit an Academic Plan Change Form, available in the Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences Student Toolkit.
Core Courses (14 credits)
These courses comprise four semesters of language study:
- IRISH 0101 - Irish 1 (4 credits)
- IRISH 0102 - Irish 2 (4 credits)
- IRISH 0103 - Irish 3 3 (3 credits)
- IRISH 0104 - Irish 4 (3 credits)
1 Elective Course (3 credits)
Below is a list of courses that can be taken as an elective to fulfill the Irish minor. Other courses may be considered, but require approval by the LCTL Center.
- IRISH 0105 - Irish 5
- IRISH 0106 - Irish 6
- IRISH 0111 - Introduction to Irish Language in Ireland
- IRISH 0112 - Continuing Irish Language in Ireland
- IRISH 1615 - Contemporary Irish Culture & Traditions of Ireland
- IRISH 1620 - Cultural Immersion in Ireland
- IRISH 1909 - Special Topics in Irish
- LING 1263 - Cross Cultural Communication
- LING 1951 - Languages of the World
- HIST 0150 - History of Modern Ireland
- HIST 1016 - The Irish in America
- HIST 1124 - Northern Ireland: the 'Troubles' 1969-1994
- ENGLIT 0815 - Irish Literature
- ENGFLM 1192 - Irish Film
For more information about the scope of the Irish Program at Pitt, see our Irish Language Page.