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Course ID:ITAL 1001. 4 hours.
Course Title:Elementary Italian
Course
Description:
The Italian language and Italian speaking cultures. Emphasis is on conversational skills with attention to reading, writing, and listening comprehension. Fundamentals of Italian pronunciation and grammar. Work in the language laboratory.
Athena Title:ELEMENTARY ITALIAN
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ITAL 1002
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 1002. 4 hours.
Course Title:Elementary Italian
Course
Description:
A continuation of Elementary Italian. Open only to students who took Elementary Italian or who have an appropriate placement score. Emphasis is on conversational skills with attention to reading, writing, and listening comprehension. Fundamentals of Italian pronunciation and grammar; study of Italian culture. Work in the language laboratory.
Athena Title:ELEMENTARY ITALIAN
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ITAL 2001
Prerequisite:ITAL 1001
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 1003. 6 hours. 6 hours lecture and 1 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Elementary Intensive Italian
Course
Description:
This course is the equivalent of ITAL 1001 and ITAL 1002 combined. Emphasis is on conversational skills with attention to reading, writing, and listening comprehension. Fundamentals of Italian pronunciation and grammar and study of Italian culture. Work in the language laboratory.
Athena Title:ITENS ELEM ITAL
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ITAL 1001 or ITAL 1002
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 1110. 4 hours.
Course Title:Accelerated Elementary Italian
Course
Description:
Accelerated course of the Italian language for students with a knowledge of another foreign language or with two entrance units of high school Italian taken within the past three years. This course covers the material in Elementary Italian. Given in Italian.
Athena Title:Accelerated Elementary Italian
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ITAL 1001, ITAL 1002, ITAL 1003, ITAL 2600
Nontraditional Format:This course includes one hour per week of online coursework.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 2001E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate Italian
Course
Description:
A continuation of the study of Italian at the intermediate level. Emphasis on strengthening the students' speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Conversation, compositions, reading of texts, and expanded grammar study to include more advanced structures, including the conditional, the subjunctive, and the imperative.
Athena Title:Intermediate Italian
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ITAL 2001
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online. Assignments, discussions, and student works are managed online according to the Guidelines for Online Teaching and Digital Literacy of the Romance Languages department.
Prerequisite:(ITAL 1002 or ITAL 1003 or ITAL 1110 or ITAL 2600) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 2001. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate Italian
Course
Description:
Practice in speaking, listening, reading, and writing Italian at the intermediate level. Study of Italian language and culture.
Athena Title:Intermediate Italian
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ITAL 2001E
Prerequisite:ITAL 1110 or ITAL 1002 or ITAL 1003
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 2002. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate Italian
Course
Description:
A continuation of Intermediate Italian. Emphasis on strengthening the students' speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills at the intermediate level. Conversation, compositions, reading of texts, and grammar review.
Athena Title:Intermediate Italian
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ITAL 2110, ITAL 2002E
Pre or Corequisite:ITAL 2001 or ITAL 2001E or ITAL 2600
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 2002E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate Italian
Course
Description:
A continuation of Intermediate Italian. Emphasis on strengthening the students' speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills at the intermediate level. Conversation, compositions, reading of texts, and grammar review.
Athena Title:Intermediate Italian
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ITAL 2110, ITAL 2002
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online. Assignments, discussions, and student works are managed online according to the Guidelines for Online Teaching and Digital Literacy of the Romance Languages Department.
Prerequisite:ITAL 2001 or ITAL 2001E or ITAL 2600
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 2030. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 4 hours credit.
Course Title:Practical Italian Conversation
Course
Description:
Emphasis on improving oral expression and developing conversational skills through social interactions.
Athena Title:Practical Italian Conversation
Prerequisite:ITAL 1110 or ITAL 1002 or ITAL 1003 or ITAL 2600 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ITAL 2110. 4-6 hours.
Course Title:Accelerated Intermediate Italian
Course
Description:
A continuation of Elementary Italian. Teaches conversation, grammar, pronunciation, reading, and writing at intermediate level to students dedicated to intensive foreign language study.
Athena Title:Accelerated Intermediate Ital
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ITAL 2001, ITAL 2001E, ITAL 2002, ITAL 2002E
Prerequisite:ITAL 1110 or ITAL 1002 or ITAL 1003 or ITAL 2600 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 2110L. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Intensive Intermediate Italian Laboratory
Course
Description:
Intensive study of the Italian language, culture, and society at the intermediate level through cultural activities (site visits, interaction with Italian community, living language workshops, conversation exchange, study and discussion of authentic content) which relate directly to material introduced in Accelerated Intermediate Italian taken in Cortona, thus enhancing and facilitating its acquisition.
Athena Title:Intensive Intermed Italian Lab
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ITAL 2001,, ITAL 2001E, ITAL 2002, ITAL 2002E
Prerequisite:ITAL 1110 or ITAL 1002 or ITAL 1003 or ITAL 2600 or permission of department
Corequisite:ITAL 2110
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 2500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Italian Culture
Course
Description:
Italian culture through literature, sociopolitical history, and the arts. Italian history in a specific period as seen through a study of these three areas. Development of an integrated approach to culture, literature, and language. Given in English.
Athena Title:ITALIAN CULTURE
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 2600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intensive Italian
Course
Description:
Intensive elementary and beginning intermediate Italian emphasizing speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills.
Athena Title:Intensive Italian
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ITAL 1001, ITAL 1002, ITAL 2001, ITAL 2002
Nontraditional Format:Satisfies Romance Language graduate research skills requirement, but not the undergraduate language requirement. Successful completion allows undergraduates to enroll in Intermediate Italian or Italian Conversation and Composition, depending on proficiency. Open only to students with knowledge of another foreign language.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 3010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Italian Conversation and Composition
Course
Description:
The emphasis is divided between oral and written expression. Composition and conversation are integrated into the context of Italian culture. Given in Italian. Not open to native speakers.
Athena Title:Italian Conversat and Compos
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ITAL 4010
Prerequisite:ITAL 2002 or ITAL 2002E or ITAL 2110 or ITAL 2600 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 3030. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Italian Literature and Culture
Course
Description:
Selected Italian texts in their social and linguistic contexts. Given in Italian.
Athena Title:Intro Italian Lit and Culture
Prerequisite:ITAL 2002 or ITAL 2002E or ITAL 2110 or ITAL 2600 or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 4010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Conversation and Composition
Course
Description:
The emphasis is divided between conversation and composition in order to promote students' abilities to express themselves accurately in both oral and written Italian. Activities are integrated into the context of Italian culture. Given in Italian. Not open to native speakers.
Athena Title:ADV CONVERSA & COMP
Prerequisite:ITAL 3010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 4030I/6030I. 3 hours.
Course Title:Topics in the Literature and Culture of Italy
Course
Description:
A study of selected works of Italian literature within the literary and cultural context in which each work was written. Given in English, with a significant portion of readings, presentations, and discussion in Italian.
Athena Title:Italian Literature and Culture
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ITAL 4030 or ITAL 6030
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught in an integrated format. Assignments, discussions, and student oral and written work follow guidelines proposed in the proposal for Integrating Languages Across the Curriculum: 1. A significant portion (more than 25%) of the total course readings is in the target language; 2. A significant portion (more than 25%) of the term papers, reports, and other written work is in the target language; 3. Opportunities to give oral presentations in the target language; 4. A significant amount of time spent in discussion in the target language, either during class or in break-out sessions.
Undergraduate Prerequisite:ITAL 2002 or ITAL 2002E or permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 4030/6030. 3 hours.
Course Title:Topics in the Literature and Culture of Italy
Course
Description:
A study of selected works of Italian literature within the literary and cultural context of the period in which each work was written. Given in English.
Athena Title:Italian Literature and Culture
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ITAL 4030I or ITAL 6030I
Nontraditional Format:Course will be offered approximately every other year.
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 4040I/6040I. 3 hours.
Course Title:Italian Cinema
Course
Description:
A study of the major periods and trends in Italian cinema combined with a critical analysis of selected movies by major auteurs. Given in English, with a significant portion of readings, presentations, and discussion in Italian.
Athena Title:Italian Cinema
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ITAL 4040 or ITAL 6040
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught in an integrated format. Assignments, discussions, and student oral and written work following guidelines proposed in the proposal for Integrating Languages Across the Curriculum: 1. A significant portion (more than 25%) of the total course readings is in the target language; 2. A significant portion (more than 25%) of the term papers, reports and other written work is in the target language; 3. Opportunities to give oral presentations in the target language; 4. A significant amount of time spent in discussion in the target language, either during class or in break-out sessions.
Undergraduate Prerequisite:ITAL 2002 or ITAL 2002E or permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 4040/6040. 3 hours.
Course Title:Italian Cinema
Course
Description:
A study of the major periods and trends in Italian cinema combined with a critical analysis of selected movies by the major auteurs including, but not limited to, Rossellini, De Sica Visconti Fellini, Antonioni and Bertolucci. Given in English.
Athena Title:Italian Cinema
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ITAL 4040I or ITAL 6040I
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 4050/6050. 3 hours.
Course Title:Italian Literature and Culture from its Origins to 1400
Course
Description:
Selected poetry and prose from the Italian Middle Ages. Works include Dante's Vita Nuova, religious works by Umbrian writers, love poetry of the Scuola Siciliana and the Dolce Stil Novo, and narrative prose by Boccaccio, Marco Polo, et al. Given in Italian.
Athena Title:ITA LIT & CULT 1400
Nontraditional Format:Course will be offered approximately every three semesters.
Prerequisite:ITAL 3010
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 4060/6060. 3 hours.
Course Title:Italian Literature and Culture from 1400 to 1700
Course
Description:
Italian Renaissance and Baroque texts, selected from lyric poetry, the epic, the pastoral, the theater, treatises, scientific prose, family writings and letters. Works by Ariosto, Poliziano, Boiardo, Tasso, Lorenzo, Alberti, Machiavelli, Castiglione, Sannazaro, Marino, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Galileo, Stampa, Firenzuola, et al. Given in Italian.
Athena Title:ITA LIT 1400-1700
Nontraditional Format:Course will be offered approximately every three semesters.
Prerequisite:ITAL 3010
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 4070/6070. 3 hours.
Course Title:Italian Literature and Culture from 1700 to the Present
Course
Description:
Intensive reading and analysis of the major works of representative Italian writers and study of main literary movements in Italian literature from the eighteenth to the twentieth century. Given in Italian.
Athena Title:ITA LIT SINCE 1700
Nontraditional Format:Course will be offered approximately every three semesters.
Prerequisite:ITAL 3010
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 4090. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 3 hours credit.
Course Title:Practicum in Community Service
Course
Description:
Students will be matched with an organization in Siena, Italy, where they will become acquainted with the approach the Italians take to social problems while also improving their language skills.
Athena Title:PRAC COMM SERVICE
Nontraditional Format:Students will earn one hour of credit for volunteering in the community while honoring their language commitment. Students will meet for one hour per week to discuss their experiences with their classmates, the study abroad director, and the coordinator in Siena. While they will not have traditional tests and homework, they will write a journal and a final paper, which are necessary for successful completion of the course.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ITAL 4120/6120. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Topics in Italian Culture, Language, and Literature
Course
Description:
Selected topics in Italian culture, civilization, language, literature, or literary theory. Given in Italian.
Athena Title:TOPICS IN ITALIAN
Prerequisite:ITAL 3010 or permission of department.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 4150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Business Italian
Course
Description:
Commercial Italian, business vocabulary, basic business and cultural concepts, intercultural communication, and situational practice. Given in Italian. Business students should check with their advisors for prerequisites.
Athena Title:Business Italian
Prerequisite:ITAL 3010 or ITAL 3030
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 4950. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 15 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the guidance of a faculty member.
Athena Title:DIRECTED READING
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department and junior or senior standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 4960H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the guidance of a project director.
Athena Title:DIRECTED READING
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors and junior or senior standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 4970H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the guidance of a project director.
Athena Title:DIRECTED READING
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors and junior or senior standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 4980H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the guidance of a project director.
Athena Title:DIRECTED READING
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors and junior or senior standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 4990H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Honors Thesis
Course
Description:
Individual research in the major field or in a closely related field.
Athena Title:HONORS THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors and senior standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 8100. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Italian Studies
Course
Description:
Topics in Italian literature, language, and culture. Study of a particular problem, author, genre, or linguistic topic will be integrated into the larger cultural context of Italian studies. Given in Italian.
Athena Title:SEM ITALIAN STUDIES
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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