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Courses - Spring 2020
ITAL
Italian Department Site
Students with no experience in the language are invited to register for ITAL103.
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.
ITAL207
Reading and Writing in Italian
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
Prerequisite: ITAL204; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Restriction: Must not be a fluent/native speaker of Italian.
Culture-based, process approach to reading and writing in Italian; selected grammatical topics.
ITAL252
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ITAL207; or permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.
Restriction: Must not be a fluent/native speaker of Italian.
Additional information: .
Introduction to fictions across time and space in Italy.
ITAL362
Survey of Italian Society and Culture: From the 1980s to thePresent Day
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ITAL207; or permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.
Development of Italian society and culture from the 1980s to the present. Literature, cinema, economy, popular culture, daily life. Taught in Italian.
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.
ITAL399T
Directed Study in Italian; Italian Tutoring
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
ITAL421
The Italian Renaissance
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Credit only granted for: ITAL421 or ITAL422.
A study of major trends of thought in Renaissance literature, art, and science. Taught in English.
ITAL436
Italian Cinema I: Neorealism
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listed with FILM441.
Credit only granted for: FILM441 or ITAL436.
Explores representations of Italy in cinema with special focus on identity formation and the movement of Italian neorealism and post neorealism. Taught in English.
ITAL478R
Colloquium in Italian; Italian Renaissance
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
ITAL478Y
Colloquium in Italian; Italian Cinema I
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
ITAL499
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Italian Studies
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.