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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
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
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:
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:Elementary Intensive Italian
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in ITAL 1002, ITAL 1110
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
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in ITAL 1002, ITAL 1003
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
Equivalent Courses: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
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
Equivalent Courses: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
Equivalent Courses: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
Equivalent Courses: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
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in 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
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in 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
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
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. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
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
Equivalent Courses: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. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
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
Equivalent Courses: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
Equivalent Courses: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
Equivalent Courses: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. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 3 hours credit.
Course Title:Internship in Italy
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:Internship in Italy
Nontraditional Format:Students will earn one to three hour(s) of credit while perfecting their Italian language skills. Students enroll in the credit hours they need (one, two, or three). In order to earn one credit, they are required to complete weekly written reflective assignments in addition to the final project. In order to earn two credits, they are required to complete bi- weekly written reflective assignments in addition to the final project. In order to earn three credits, they are required to complete tri-weekly written reflective assignments, in addition to the final project. Only three hours of credit taken during the same semester will count for the Romance Languages minor or major (the course can only be counted toward the major or minor if the three hours are all taken at once during the same semester). Reflective writing assignments and course readings will be supervised by a faculty member. The completion of a final project is necessary for successful completion of the course.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered 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 4960R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 16 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research I
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research I
Nontraditional Format:This course belongs to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. This course requires the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 4970R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research II
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research II
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 4980R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research III
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research III
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ITAL 4990R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research Thesis (or Final Project)
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data. Students will write or produce a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Thesis
Nontraditional Format:This is a capstone course under the direct supervision of a faculty member. This course may be the culmination of the 4960R- 4980R sequence. Students will write a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio, that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry into an unknown, fundamental, or applied problem. The thesis or capstone product is written in close collaboration with the faculty member and must be approved by that faculty member and/or the department. The student will apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape the research question and apply skills and techniques learned to complete the research project. The student will have gathered data, synthesized relevant literature and materials, analyzed, and interpreted data. The student will demonstrate in writing the contribution of their work to the discovery and interpretation of knowledge significant to their field of study. The student will have presented results in the form of a properly formatted, professionally rigorous thesis document or other appropriate professional capstone product and through the formal presentation of the thesis or product to faculty and peers during an approved event. The student will receive feedback from the faculty member on the overall execution of their thesis project, the written thesis, and their presentation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester 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)
       
Course ID:ITAL 8500. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Reading and Research in Italian Language, Literature, and Culture
Course
Description:
Extensive readings in the field of the student's program of study determined by the student's previous background, presuming that the student is capable of reading rapidly with comprehension.
Athena Title:ITAL Read Research
Nontraditional Format:This course would have a directed-study format.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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