Courses

ITAL 1003. Elementary Italian I (Fa). 3 Hours.

ITAL 1013. Elementary Italian II (Sp). 3 Hours.

Elementary courses stress correct pronunciation, aural comprehension, and simple speaking ability, and lead to active mastery of basic grammar and limited reading ability.

ITAL 2003. Intermediate Italian I (Fa). 3 Hours.

Intermediate courses lead to greater facility in spoken language and to more advanced reading skills.

ITAL 2013. Intermediate Italian II (Sp). 3 Hours.

Continued development of basic speaking comprehension, and writing skills and intensive development of reading skills.

ITAL 3033. Italian Conversation (Fa). 3 Hours.

Three hours per week of guided conversation practice for the post-intermediate student. Prerequisite: ITAL 2013.

ITAL 3103. Italian Cinema (Fa). 3 Hours.

Examines Italian culture (history, language, politics, religion, and society) through the lens of the camera. Content begins with the 1860's, covers the Unification of Italy, and continues to contemporary Italy. Students will analyze and examine diverse cultural themes within films.

ITAL 3113. Introduction to Literature (Sp). 3 Hours.

Development of reading skills and introduction to literary analysis. Prerequisite: ITAL 2013 or equivalent. May be repeated for up to 3 hours of degree credit.

ITAL 3123. Advanced Italian (Sp). 3 Hours.

Further intensive development of writing, listening and speaking skills. It will include a review of the essentials of Italian grammar. Prerequisite: ITAL 2013 or equivalent.

ITAL 3983. Special Studies (Irregular). 3 Hours.

May be offered in a subject not specifically covered by courses otherwise listed. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.

ITAL 4033. Advanced Italian Conversation (Fa). 3 Hours.

Conversation practice for advanced undergraduates. Intended to refine language comprehension while providing in-depth understanding of Italian life and culture. Prerequisite: ITAL 3033 or ITAL 3113 or instructor consent.

ITAL 475V. Special Investigations (Irregular). 1-6 Hour.

Special investigation of one or more topics related to the Italian language. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.