Italian Course Offerings
Italian course offerings will be found under the 4 letter code of ITAL in the course listings.
101, 102 – Beginning Italian (3, 3)
Grammar, composition, conversation, reading, laboratory use.
201, 202 – Intermediate Italian (3, 3)
Grammar review, reading, oral work, laboratory use.
291, 292 – Studies in Language (3, 3)
Reading, conversation, and composition in Italian with emphasis on communication and analysis of language through lectures and discussions.
300 – Topics in Italian Culture (3)
Important literary works and authors, ideas, movements, and institutions in Italian culture.
316 – Society and Civilization (3)
Literary, social, and cultural history of the Italian people from the Renaissance to the 20th century.
373 – Nineteenth-Century Literature (3)
Includes Manzoni, Foscolo, Leopardi, D’Annunzio, Verga, Pascoli, Carducci, Nievo.
381, 382 – Modern Italian Literature (3, 3)
From Pirandello to Montale; prose and poetry of Gozzano, Svevo, Ungaretti, Moravia, Carlo Levi, Cardarelli, Palazzeschi, Buzzati, Silone, and others.
383 – Modern Italian Literature (3)
A study of modern Italian works, including selections from Ungaretti, Moravia, Carlo Levi, Buzzati, Silone, Pasolini, Calvino, and others.
395 – Italian Literature in Translation: Dante’s Divine Comedy (3)
Taught in English. A thorough study of the Divine Comedy in its historical and cultural background.
396 – Italian Literature in Translation: Masterpieces of the Renaissance (3)
Taught in English. A study of major Renaissance authors. Petrarch, Boccaccio, Cellini, Ariosto, Castiglione, Tasso, Machiavelli, etc.
491, 492 – Individual Study (3, 3)
Intensive study of one or more authors selected by student in consultation with advisor.
499 – Internship (Credits variable)
Supervised off-campus experience, developed in consultation with the department.