Currently Offered Courses - Fall 2023

ITAL 101 - Elementary Italian I

For students who have no credit in Italian.

ITAL 102 - Elementary Italian II

Continuation of ITAL 101. Prerequisite: ITAL 101 or one year of high school Italian.

ITAL 103 - Intermediate Italian I

Rapid reading, review of grammar, composition, and conversation. Prerequisite: ITAL 102 or two years of high school Italian.

ITAL 104 - Intermediate Italian II

Continuation of ITAL 103. Prerequisite: ITAL 103 or three years of high school Italian.

ITAL 156 - Exploring Rome: History and Culture of the Eternal City

Examines Rome and its roles (religious, political, cultural) in Italian culture from ancient times to the present day. Through history, film, literature, painting and architecture, we will explore the Rome through its various historical and political developments and the effects the city has had on wider Italian and global perception of the "Eternal City". All readings and class meetings are in English.

ITAL 199 - Undergraduate Open Seminar

Approved for letter and S/U grading. May be repeated to a maximum of 5 hours.

ITAL 210 - Practical Review Italian

Reviews major challenges in Italian grammar, with particular emphasis on the verb system (major tenses and moods, morphology, and aspect) and areas of contrast with English. Prerequisite: Credit or concurrent enrollment in ITAL 104 or equivalent.

ITAL 240 - Italy Middle Ages & Renaiss

The development of Medieval Italian civilization in a literary context from the Sicilian School of love poetry to the early Renaissance in Florence; lectures and readings are in English. Same as CWL 240 and MDVL 240.

ITAL 390 - Spec Topics Italian Studies

Selected substantive readings for independent study on a given special topic of Italian literature, culture, language, or linguistics. May be repeated. Prerequisite: ITAL 104 and consent of instructor.

ITAL 420 - Masterpieces Renaiss Lit

Reading of masterpieces of the 1400 and 1500s and a study of their predecessors and influence; nonconcentrators in Italian may read the works in translation; lectures are in English. Content rotates. Same as CWL 420 and MDVL 420. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 hours with consent of instructor. Prerequisite: Fulfillment of campus rhetoric requirement.

ITAL 460 - Principles of Language Testing

Same as EIL 460, EPSY 487, FR 460, GER 460, PORT 460, and SPAN 460. See EIL 460.

ITAL 489 - Theoretical Foundations of SLA

Same as FR 481, GER 489, LING 489, PORT 489, and SPAN 489. See LING 489.

ITAL 505 - Teaching College and Secondary Foreign Language

Same as FR 505. See FR 505.

ITAL 559 - Sem Romance Ling

Same as FR 559, LING 559, PORT 559, RMLG 559, and SPAN 557. See SPAN 557.

ITAL 588 - Sem Second Lang Learn

Same as EALC 588, FR 588, GER 588, LING 588, PORT 588, and SPAN 588. See SPAN 588.

ITAL 595 - Spec Topics in Italian

Independent study/research under the direction of a faculty member. May or may not fulfill requirements for a particular degree program in Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese. Consult graduate advisor. May be repeated in same or subsequent terms to a maximum of 8 hours.

ITAL 599 - Thesis Research

Approved for S/U grading only. May be repeated.