Italian (ITAL)

Italian (ITAL)

ITAL 1010  Elementary Italian I  (4)  

Development of the skills of speaking, listening, reading, and writing Italian both in the classroom and through audio work.

ITAL 1020  Elementary Italian II  (4)  

A continuation of the objectives presented in Italian I. Prerequisite(s): or minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 1020 Placement', ITAL 1010 or 1030.

Prerequisite(s): minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 1020 Placement', ITAL 1010 or 1030.

ITAL 1030  Elem Ital For Romnc Lang I  (4)  

Same material as ITAL 1010 but designed for students whose previous knowledge of another Romance language or Latin enables them to grasp the principles of Italian grammar and Italian vocabulary more efficiently. Development of the skills of speaking, understanding, reading, and writing Italian, both in the classroom and the language laboratory. Prerequisite(s): minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 1030 Placement'.

Prerequisite(s): minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 1030 Placement'.

ITAL 1040  Elem Ital Romnc Lang II  (4)  

A continuation of the objectives of Italian for Romance Language Students I, with special emphasis on reading. Prerequisite(s): or minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 1040 Placement', ITAL 1010 or 1030.

Prerequisite(s): minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 1040 Placement', ITAL 1010 or 1030.

ITAL 1280  Junior Semester  (0)  

Junior Semester.

ITAL 1290  Semester Abroad  (1-20)  

Semester abroad. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

ITAL 1940  Transfer Coursework  (0-20)  

Transfer Coursework at the 1000 level. Department approval may be required.


Maximum Hours: 99

ITAL 2030  Intermediate Italian  (4)  

A complete second-year course. Intensive grammar review with readings from standard Italian texts. Comprehension and conversational skills are stressed. Written expression also emphasized. Prerequisite(s): or minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 2030 Placement', ITAL 1020 or 1040.

Prerequisite(s): minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 2030 Placement', ITAL 1020 or 1040.

ITAL 2040  Intermed Ital Romnc Lang  (4)  

A complete second-year course, covering the same material as ITAL 2030, but designed for students whose previous knowledge of another Romance language or Latin enables them to grasp the principles of Italian grammar and Italian vocabulary more efficiently. Intensive grammar review with readings from standard Italian texts. Comprehension and conversational skills are stressed. Written expression also emphasized.

ITAL 2390  Semester Abroad  (1-20)  

Semester abroad. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

ITAL 2940  Transfer Coursework  (0-20)  

Transfer Coursework at the 2000 level. Department approval may be required.


Maximum Hours: 99

ITAL 3000  Intro Italian Lit  (3)  

An introduction to Italian literature, including readings from Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Poliziano, Machiavelli, Ariosto, Castiglione, Goldoni, Manzoni, Pirandello, Calvino, among others. Prerequisite(s): or minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 3000 Placement' or ITAL 3130.

Prerequisite(s): minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 3000 Placement' or ITAL 3130.

ITAL 3060  Rome Capital of Italy  (3)  

The course will focus on the central role and importance of Rome inside Italian culture and history along 150 years from the Italian Risorgimento (1871) to the present days, In particular, it will analyze specific social and cultural phenomena related to the 'Eternal City' such as the movie industry in the 50's, the students' revolution in the 60's, the overpopulation and outgrowing of the outskirts in the 70's, the new symbol of the parasitic government in the 90's, the new migration waves in the last 20 years. Lectures in English, reading and writing in Italian.

ITAL 3130  Advanced Convers & Comp  (3)  

The course aims primarily at perfecting the student's speaking and writing ability. Articles taken from newspapers, periodicals, the Internet, etc., serve as a basis for discussion and familiarize students with contemporary Italy. The course presupposes a solid grammatical foundation and any grammar review is given only on an individual basis. Prerequisite(s): ITAL 2030 or minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 3130 Placement'.

Prerequisite(s): ITAL 2030 or minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 3130 Placement'.

ITAL 3200  Italian for business  (3)  

Italian for Business is a communicative course designed for students who wish to be prepared in professional areas related to international trade and organizations. It focuses on vocabulary, topics, and cultural aspects specific to an Italian-speaking professional environment. It reinforces the skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing through the practice of simulated professional situations. The first part of the course will place more emphasis on the practice of communicative activities pertaining to professional functions. The second part of the course will place more emphasis on the student's understanding of company structures and operations. Taught in Italian. Prerequisite: Intermediate Italian (ITAL-2030) Prerequisite(s): ITAL 2030, minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 4000 Level Placement', minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 3000 Placement', minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 3130 Placement' or minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 3250 Placement'.

Prerequisite(s): ITAL 2030, minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 4000 Level Placement', minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 3000 Placement', minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 3130 Placement' or minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 3250 Placement'.

ITAL 3250  Italian Lang & Culture  (3)  

The course aims at improving the speaking and writing ability of students while familiarizing them with the development of Italian culture and history from the Middle Ages to the 21st century. Students discuss historical event and answer questions using the grammar and idioms learned in the grammar review. Writing assignments are based on the historical and cultural component of the course. Prerequisite(s): ITAL 3130*, 3200 or minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 3250 Placement'. * May be taken concurrently.

Prerequisite(s): ITAL 3130*, 3200 or minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 3250 Placement'.
* May be taken concurrently.

ITAL 3300  Topics Ital Lit & Cinema  (3)  

Subject varies with instructor. An introductory study of the major contributions of Italian literature to Western thought. The course emphasizes particularly those authors whose works have interdisciplinary ramifications, e.g. Dante, Petrarch, Machiavelli, Galileo, Pirandello, Calvino. The course may also focus on the history of Italian cinema or a special topic in Italian cinema, such as the silent era, neorealism, the work of a major director, and the relationship between literature and film. Notes: May be repeated for credit provided that a different topic is covered. The course counts for Film Studies credit only when the focus is on cinema.

Course Limit: 99

ITAL 3330  Ital Lit In Translation  (3)  

Subject varies with instructor. A study of the major contributions of Italian literature to Western thought. The course emphasizes particularly those authors whose works have interdisciplinary ramifications, e.g., Dante, Petrarch, Machiavelli, Galileo, Pirandello, Calvino. The course may also focus on the history of Italian cinema or a special topic in Italian cinema, such as the silent era, neorealism, the work of a major director, and the relationship between literature and film. Notes: May be repeated for credit, provided that a different topic is covered. The course counts for FMST credit only when the focus is on cinema.

Course Limit: 99

ITAL 3360  Rome Capital of Italy  (3)  

The course will focus on the central role and importance of Rome inside Italian culture and history along 150 years from the Italian Risorgimento (1871) to the present days, In particular, it will analyze specific social and cultural phenomena related to the 'Eternal City' such as the movie industry in the 50's, the students' revolution in the 60's, the overpopulation and outgrowing of the outskirts in the 70's, the new symbol of the parasitic government in the 90's, the new migration waves in the last 20 years. The course is taught in English. including reading and writing.

ITAL 3890  Service Learning  (0-1)  

Students complete a service activity in the community in conjunction with the content of a three-credit co-requisite course. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

ITAL 3940  Transfer Coursework  (0-20)  

Transfer Coursework at the 3000 level. Department approval may be required.


Maximum Hours: 99

ITAL 4010  Topics 13 & 14 Cent Ital Lit  (3)  

Topics may include St. Francis and early minor authors, Dante's Divine Comedy and early works, Boccaccio's Decameron and minor works, Petrarca's Canzoniere and minor works. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours. Prerequisite(s): ITAL 3000, 3130, 3200, 3250, 3300 or minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 4000 Level Placement'.

Prerequisite(s): ITAL 3000, 3130, 3200, 3250, 3300 or minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 4000 Level Placement'.


Maximum Hours: 99

ITAL 4020  Topics In Ren Lit  (3)  

Topics may include the literati of the Medici court, lyric poetry of the Petrarchisti, the drama, the epic poem, political and social treatises. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours. Prerequisite(s): minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 4000 Level Placement', ITAL 3000, 3130, 3200, 3250 or 3300.

Prerequisite(s): minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 4000 Level Placement', ITAL 3000, 3130, 3200, 3250 or 3300.


Maximum Hours: 99

ITAL 4030  Topics 17th & 18th C Lit  (3)  

Works of various literary and philosophical writers will be studied. Topics may include the effect of the Inquisition, the Petrarchan and Arcadian traditions, theater as social and political laboratory, Galileo, Bruno, Campanella, Marino, Vico, Metastasio, Gozzi, Goldoni, the beginnings of the Risorgimento in the works of such authors as Alfieri, Parini, and Foscolo. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours. Prerequisite(s): ITAL 3000, 3130, 3200, 3250, 3300 or minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 4000 Level Placement'.

Prerequisite(s): ITAL 3000, 3130, 3200, 3250, 3300 or minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 4000 Level Placement'.


Maximum Hours: 99

ITAL 4040  Topics 19 & 20 Cent Ital Lit  (3,4)  

Topics may include Leopardi, Manzoni, Carducci, Verga, Pascoli, D'Annunzio, Pirandello, Calvino, Pasolini; the avant-garde; contemporary poetry, novel or drama; the history of Italian cinema and special topics in Italian cinema, such as the silent era, neorealism, the work of a major director, and the relationship between literature and film. Notes: May be repeated for credit provided a different topic is covered. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours. Prerequisite(s): minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 4000 Level Placement', ITAL 3000, 3130, 3200, 3250 or 3300.

Prerequisite(s): minimum score of PASS in 'ITAL 4000 Level Placement', ITAL 3000, 3130, 3200, 3250 or 3300.


Maximum Hours: 99

ITAL 4440  Topics Lit/Cinema Transl  (3,4)  

Subject varies with instructor. An advanced study of the major contributions of Italian literature to Western thought. The course emphasizes particularly those authors whose works have interdisciplinary ramifications, e.g. Dante, Petrarch, Machiavelli, Galileo, Pirandello, Calvino. The course may also focus on the history of Italian cinema or a special topic in Italian cinema, such as the silent era, neorealism, the work of a major director, and the relationship between literature and film. May be repeated for credit provided that a different topic is covered. Taught in English. Fulfills capstone requirement for FMST when the course is a film topic. For capstone credit, students should also register for FMST 5110 with 0 credits. Notes: May be repeated for credit provided that a different topic is covered.

ITAL 4560  Internship  (1-2)  

An experiential learning process coupled with pertinent academic course work. Open only to juniors and seniors in good standing. Registration is completed in the academic department sponsoring the internship on TUTOR. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

ITAL 4570  Internship  (1-2)  

An experiential learning process coupled with pertinent academic course work. Open only to juniors and seniors in good standing. Registration is completed in the academic department sponsoring the internship on TUTOR. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

ITAL 4890  Service Learning  (0-1)  

Students complete a service activity in the community in conjunction with the content of a three-credit co-requisite course. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

ITAL 4891  Service Learning  (0-1)  

Students complete a service activity in the community in conjunction with the content of a three-credit co-requisite course. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

ITAL 4910  Independent Study  (1-3)  

Independent study. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

ITAL 4920  Independent Study  (3)  

Independent study. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

ITAL 4990  Honors Thesis  (3)  

Honors Thesis.

ITAL 5000  Honors Thesis  (4)  

Honors Thesis.

ITAL 5190  Semester Abroad  (1-20)  

Semester abroad. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

ITAL 5380  Junior Year Abroad  (1-20)  

Junior year abroad. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

ITAL 5390  Junior Year Abroad  (1-20)  

Junior year abroad. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

ITAL 5940  Transfer Coursework  (0-20)  

Transfer coursework at the 5000 level. Departmental approval required.


Maximum Hours: 99

ITAL 6010  Topics:13th&14th Cen Lit  (3)  

See ITAL 4010 for description.

ITAL 6020  Topics:Renaissance Lit.  (3)  

See ITAL 4020 for description.

ITAL 6040  Topics:19th&20th Cen Lit  (3)  

See ITAL 4040 for description.

ITAL 6150  Concepts of Lit Crit  (3)  

Theories of literature and their application in practical criticism: textual, historical, structural, thematic, etc. Emphasis on contemporary schools of criticism.

ITAL 6910  Spec Prob In Ital Lit  (3)  

Subject varies. Principally reading and research. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

ITAL 6920  Spec Prob Itl Lang & Lit  (3)  

Subject varies. Principally reading and research. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99