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May 19, 2009

Farmingdale State College To Offer Minors In Italian Studies, Legal Studies

New Interdisciplinary Programs Start in Fall 2009

Farmingdale State College announced today that it will offer two new minor academic programs beginning in Fall 2009. The new programs—Legal Studies and Italian Studies—are interdisciplinary efforts involving instruction in both the School of Business and the School of Arts and Sciences. Farmingdale has 12 other minors and offers 24 Bachelor and 10 Associate degree programs.

The Legal Studies minor is designed as an introduction for students considering pursuing a career in the law. Course selection will include business law, environmental law, international law, employment law, criminal law, biopharmaceutical regulation, labor economics, constitutional law, sports law, and aviation law. The program also offers internship opportunities in Washington, D.C. For more information contact Dr. Richard Vogel, chair, department of History, Economics, & Politics at Richard.Vogel@farmingdale.edu or 631-420-2739.

The Italian Studies minor will focus on various aspects of Italian culture, including language, cinema, Renaissance art, history, marketing, immigration, and horticulture. For more information contact Dr. Matilde Fava, Program Coordinator, at Matilde.Fava@farmingdale.edu or 631-420-2585.

Both new minors will consist of 15 credits.