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Courses - Fall 2019
ITAL
Italian Department Site
ITAL103
Intensive Elementary Italian
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.
Restriction: Not open to fluent/native speakers of Italian.
Credit only granted for: ITAL103 or ITAL121.
Covers speaking, reading, writing, listening, and culture of Italian-speaking world.
ITAL203
Intensive Intermediate Italian
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: HO
Prerequisite: ITAL103; or must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.
Restriction: Must not have completed ITAL122; and must not be a fluent/native speaker of Italian.
Credit only granted for: ITAL203 or ITAL122.
Covers speaking, reading, writing, listening, and culture of Italian-speaking world.
ITAL204
Review Grammar and Composition
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: HO
Prerequisite: ITAL203 or ITAL122; or must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.
An intensive review of major aspects of contemporary grammatical usage; training in comprehension; an introduction to guided composition.
ITAL261
Cuisine, Culture, and Society in Italy Yesterday and Today
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: HO
Prerequisite: ITAL204; or permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.
Exposes students to an important aspect of Italian culture: the art of gastronomy. Provides an in-depth understanding of the close relationship between food and culture, while enriching their knowledge of the Italian language through reading and analysis of various texts which deal with the preparation and adaptation of Italian food in different cultural settings. Taught in Italian.
ITAL311
Advanced Oral Expression: Current Events
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ITAL211; or permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.
Oral expression; development of idiomatic forms and vocabulary to level of the Italian press.
ITAL386
(Perm Req)
Experiential Learning
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Must have a Learning Proposal approved by the Office of Experiential Learning Programs, faculty sponsor, and student's internship sponsor.
Restriction: Junior standing or higher.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ITAL399
(Perm Req)
Directed Study in Italian
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ITAL411
Monsters and Demons: the Faces of Evil in Dante's Inferno
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
An interdisciplinary study of Dante's Inferno as represented in the Divine Comedy. Special emphasis on Dante's own portrayal of monsters and demons and their roles in the poet's eschatological vision of Hell.Taught in English
ITAL478D
Colloquium in Italian; Monsters and Demons: the Faces of Evil in Dante's Inferno
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
ITAL499
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Italian Studies
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
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