Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011

Italian


ITAL 111    Elementary Italian I   3

Open only to students with one year or less of high school study. No credit for students who have received credits for ITAL 118. Fundamentals of Italian pronunciation and grammar taught from the beginning by the direct method. Students participate in conversation. Skill Area III


ITAL 111   Elementary Italian I 3

Open only to students with one year or less of high school study. No credit for students who have received credits for ITAL 118. Fundamentals of Italian pronunciation and grammar taught from the beginning by the direct method. Students participate in conversation. Skill Area III


ITAL 112   Elementary Italian II 3

Prereq.: ITAL 111 or equivalent (normally, two years high school study). No credit given to students with previous credit for more advanced course work in Italian or who have received credit for ITAL 118. Study of spoken and written Italian is continued. Further practice in conversation, pronunciation and analysis of Italian language structure. Skill Area III


ITAL 118   Intensive Elementary Italian 6

Open only to students with one year or less of Italian at the high school level. Only three credits may be applied toward the International requirement. No credit to students who have received credit for ITAL 111 and/or ITAL 1112. Intensive Italian language course designed to bring students to intermediate skills in one semester. Six classroom hours per week. Skill Area III


ITAL 123   Basic Italian Review 3

Prereq.: Three years of Italian in high school or equivalent preparation. Refresher course designed to reinforce basic listening, reading, speaking, and writing abilities in Italian. No credit will be given to students with more than three years of Italian in high school, except by permission of department chair. Irregular. Skill Area III

 

ITAL 125   Intermediate Italian I 3

Prereq.: One year of college Italian or equivalent. Principles of Italian language structure are reviewed. Short stories and plays are read and discussed. Conversation and composition on topics of general interest are practiced to improve oral and written expression. No credit will be given to students with previous credit for more advanced course work in Italian except by permission of the department chair. Fall. Skill Area III [I]


ITAL 126   Intermediate Italian II 3

Prereq.: ITAL 125 or equivalent. Continuation of ITAL 125. No credit will be given to students with previous credit for more advanced course work in Italian except by permission of the department chair. Spring. Skill Area III [I]


ITAL 190   Italian for Italian Speakers 3

Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Development of diction, reading, writing skills and grammar of standard Italian compared to dialect variations. Irregular. Skill Area III [I]

 

ITAL 225   Intermediate Italian III 3

Prereq.: ITAL 125 or ITAL 126 or permission of instructor. Designed to help students improve speaking skills and develop correct idiomatic usage and fluency of expression through discussion of contemporary texts. Further study of grammar. Fall. Skill Area III [I]


ITAL 226    Italian Structure and Idiom 3

Prereq.: ITAL 125 or 126 or permission of instructor, Designed to help students improve writing skills by means of frequent composition in Italian. Further study of grammar. Spring. Skill Area III [I]


ITAL 260   Introduction to Business Italian 3

Prereq.: ITAL 126 or Italian placement exam. Development of oral and written skills needed for bilingual work situations encountered in business, travel and government agencies. Includes a study of the cultural attitudes of Italian business people. Irregular. Skill Area III [I]


ITAL 304    Literary Masterpieces to 1700 3

Prereq.: ITAL 225 or ITAL 226 (either may be taken concurrently) or permission of instructor. Taught in Italian. Introduction to major works in Italian literature from the Middle Ages to 1700. Fall. (O) Study Area I [I] [L]


ITAL 305   Literary Masterpieces Since 1700 3

Prereq.: ITAL 225 or ITAL 226 (may be taken concurrently) or permission of instructor. Taught in Italian. Introduction to major works in Italian literature since 1700. Spring. Study Area I [I] [L]

 

ITAL 315    Italian Civilization to 1861 3

Prereq.: ITAL 225 or ITAL 226 (either may be taken concurrently) or permission of instructor. The cultural development of Italy from its beginnings to unification. Fall. Study Area II [I]


ITAL 316    Italian Civilization from 1861 to the Present 3

Prereq.: ITAL 225 or ITAL 226 (either may be taken concurrently) or permission of instructor. Cultural development of Italy from 1861 to the present. Spring. Study Area II [I]

 

ITAL 335    Advanced Composition and Diction  3

Prereq.: ITAL 226. Additional practice for student development of oral proficiency in Italian through discussion of readings, films and other authentic materials. On demand. [I]


ITAL 336    Advanced Structure and Idiom 3

Prereq.: ITAL 226. Additional practice for student development of oral proficiency in Italian through discussion of readings, films, and other authentic materials. On demand. [I]


ITAL 441    Advanced Oral Practice 3

Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Taught in Italian. Development of fluency in oral self- expression. Speech analysis to improve pronunciation and intonation. On demand. [I]


ITAL 460   Advanced Written Italian 3

Prereq.: ITAL 335 or equivalent. Written expression of Italian, particularly in idiomatic free composition, to establish an appreciation for Italian style and develop the ability to express shades of meaning. On demand. [I]


ITAL 470    14th-Century Italian Literature 3

Prereq.: ITAL 304 or permission of instructor. Taught in Italian. Study of the period with special emphasis on Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio. On demand. [I]


ITAL 476    16th-Century Italian Literature 3

Prereq.: ITAL 304 or permission of instructor. Taught in Italian. Major works of Italian renaissance. On demand. [I]


ITAL    488 Italian Life and Culture 3

Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Discussion of contemporary Italian society, traditions and values. On demand. [I]

 

 

 

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