Italian

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)

Students who have received high school credit hours for two years or more of Italian may not register for ITAL 101.  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.

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.