Courses

ITAL 1003. Elementary Italian I. 3 Hours.

Elementary Italian I. (Typically offered: Fall)

ITAL 1013. Elementary Italian II. 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. (Typically offered: Spring)

ITAL 2003. Intermediate Italian I. 3 Hours.

Intermediate courses lead to greater facility in spoken language and to more advanced reading skills. (Typically offered: Fall)

ITAL 2013. Intermediate Italian II. 3 Hours.

Continued development of basic speaking comprehension, and writing skills and intensive development of reading skills. (Typically offered: Spring)

ITAL 3033. Italian Conversation. 3 Hours.

Three hours per week of guided conversation practice for the post-intermediate student. Prerequisite: ITAL 2013. (Typically offered: Fall)

ITAL 3103. Italian Cinema. 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. (Typically offered: Fall)

ITAL 3113. Introduction to Literature. 3 Hours.

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

ITAL 3123. Advanced Italian. 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. (Typically offered: Spring)

ITAL 3333. Made In Italy. 3 Hours.

Based around the concept of MADE IN ITALY and its 4 As, Abbigliamento (clothes), Agroalimentare (food), Arredamento (furniture) and Automotive (automobiles), this course examines the economy of Italy through various perspectives. Prerequisite: ITAL 2013. (Typically offered: Irregular)

ITAL 3983. Special Studies. 3 Hours.

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

ITAL 4033. Advanced Italian Conversation. 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. (Typically offered: Fall)

ITAL 4333. Italian for International Business. 3 Hours.

Equips students with the linguistic and cultural knowledge needed for the business sector in Italy and/or with Italian businesses housed in North America. Taught in Italian. Prerequisite: ITAL 3033 or ITAL 3333. (Typically offered: Irregular)

ITAL 475V. Special Investigations. 1-6 Hour.

Special investigation of one or more topics related to the Italian language. (Typically offered: Irregular) May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.