Italian

  1. Jump to level:
  2. 200s
  3. 300s
  4. 400s
  5. 500s

100s

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. CSUS Common Course. 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. CSUS Common Course. 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 I [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 I [I]

200s

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 I [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 I [I]

300s

ITAL 304 Introduction to Italian Literature I 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 Introduction to Italian Literature II 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 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]

400s

400-LEVEL CLASSES ARE FOR UNDERGRADUATE CREDIT ONLY, EXCEPT WHERE NOTED WITH "[GR]"

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] [GR]

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] [GR]

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] [GR]

ITAL 488 Italian Life and Culture 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Discussion of contemporary Italian society, traditions and values. On demand. [I] [GR]

500s

ITAL 560 Advanced Written Italian 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. 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.

ITAL 561 Topics in Italian Literature 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Taught in Italian. Study of selected Italian literary works, authors, themes and movements. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credits. On demand.

ITAL 571 20th-Century Italian Literature 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Taught in Italian. Representative authors and literary movements of the 20th century. Irregular.

ITAL 588 Topics in Italian Cultural Studies 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Taught in Italian. Selected topics in Italian cultural history, media studies, social and demographic changes, gender issues, and film analysis. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. Irregular.

ITAL 599 Thesis 3
Prereq.: Fifteen credits of approved graduate study, permission of graduate advisor, and a 3.00 overall GPA. Preparation of thesis under the supervision of thesis advisor. On demand.

powered by finalsite