ITAL 1001 Elementary Italian I
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Comprehension, conversation, reading, and grammar. The use of the Language Laboratory is strongly recommended. Students introduced to various aspects of italian culture. Not open to native speakers of Italian.

ITAL 1002 Elementary Italian II
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ITAL 1001 with grade of C or higher, or placement into 1002
Description

Comprehension, conversation, reading, and grammar. The use of the Language Laboratory is strongly recommended. Students introduced to various aspects of italian culture. Not open to native speakers of Italian.

ITAL 2001 Intermediate Italian I
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ITAL 1002 with grade of C or higher, or placement into 2001
Description

Conversation, composition, expansion of the vocabulary, grammar review. The use of the Language Laboratory is strongly recommended. Italian culture presented. Not open to native speakers of Italian.

ITAL 2002 Intermediate Italian II
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ITAL 2001 with grade of C or higher, or placement into 2002
Description

Active practice of major language skills with continued stress on vocabulary building through discussion of a variety of literary and non-literary readings. Italian culture presented. Not open to native speakers of Italian.

ITAL 3301 Civilization
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ITAL 2002 with grade of C or higher
Description

Geographical and historical aspects of Italy. Discussions, reading, and writing on topics related to Italy’s past and its present. Global Perspectives Course.

ITAL 3302 Advanced Composition and Conversation
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ITAL 2002 with grade of C or higher
Description

Grammar and its application in written and oral composition.

ITAL 3303 Understanding and Analyzing Italian Cultural Expression
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ITAL 3301 or ITAL 3302 with grade of C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

Introduction to the reading and analysis of major generic expressions of italian culture (literature in prose and verse, film, opera, popular song, television and pop culture). Students will read and analyze in oral and written Italian at least one major work in each genre, building on and solidifying previously learned grammatical and idiomatic structures and concentrating on speaking, listening, reading and writing in a more complex and structured format. Global Perspectives Course.

ITAL 4033 Italian for International Business I
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ITAL 3301 or ITAL 3302 and ITAL 3303 with grade of C or higher
Description

Business vocabulary and correspondence. Protocol of Business environment. Reading and analysis of commercial texts. Global Perspectives Course.

ITAL 4043 Italian for International Business II
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ITAL 4033 with grade of C or higher
Description

Business vocabulary and correspondence. Protocol of Business environment. Reading and analysis of commercial texts. Global Perspectives Course.

ITAL 4414 Special Topics in Italian Literature
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ITAL 3301, ITAL 3302 and ITAL 3303 with grades of C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

Study of particular authors, genres, schools or topics not covered in regular courses. May be repeated if topics vary.

ITAL 4990 Independent Study – Special Topics for Majors
Credit Hours 1.0 - 4.0
Prerequisites Completion of at least two 3000-level Italian courses with a grade of C or higher and consent of the instructor
Description

For Italian majors with a grade point average of 3.0 or better in major courses and all course work. No more than four credit hours may be applied toward the major. Special topics readings and/or research to be determined in consultation with the instructor.

ITAL 4995 Directed Readings B.I.S.-CTW
Credit Hours 3.0 - 4.0
Description

Directed Readings designed for Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies students. This course may satisfy the junior and/or senior-level Critical Thinking Through Writing requirements.