Florence at sunset, Italy (Creative Commons, J. Rawls)

101. BEGINNING ITALIAN I 3 cr. Intensive functional approach to the four language skills in a cultural context. Classroom, multimedia, computer-assisted instruction. (Fall)

102. BEGINNING ITALIAN II 3 cr. Prerequisite: IT 101 or equivalent. Amplification of language skills in a cultural context. (Spring)

198A-198B. BEGINNING INDEPENDENT STUDY 1-3 cr.  Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Supervised independent study of Italian at the beginning level.

199. SPECIAL TOPICS 1-3 cr. Occasional course on a selected topic announced in advance. May be repeated with a different topic.

201-202. INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN I, II 3 cr. each. Prerequisite: IT 102 or equivalent. Further development of the four language skills; expanding of vocabulary, idiomatic usage, and grammar. IT 201 or equivalent prerequisite for IT 202. (Fall-201, Spring-202)

298. INTERMEDIATE INDEPENDENT STUDY 1-3 cr. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Supervised independent study of Italian at the intermediate level. May be repeated with a different topic.

299. SPECIAL TOPICS 1-3 cr. Occasional course on a selected topic announced in advance. May be repeated with a different topic.

301-302. ADVANCED ITALIAN I, II 3 cr. each. Prerequisite: IT 202 or equivalent. Advanced study of the four language skills; expanding of vocabulary, idiomatic usage, and grammar. IT 301 or equivalent prerequisite for IT 302. (Fall-301, Spring-302)

398. INDEPENDENT STUDY 1-3 cr. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Supervised independent study. May be repeated with a different topic.

399. SPECIAL TOPICS 1-3 cr. Occasional course on a selected topic announced in advance. May be repeated with a different topic.

401. ADVANCED ITALIAN CONVERSATION 3 cr. Subtleties of Italian phonology,morphology, and syntax, along with the development of advanced vocabulary and conversational techniques. Activities include in-depth discussion and debate of current events and real-life problems as well as oral analysis of readings.

496-497. SENIOR THESIS IN ITALIAN STUDIES 3 cr. each. Prerequisites: permission of instructor and chair. Individual research project developed and written in consultation with appropriate faculty member. Fall semester of student’s senior year: approval of topic, research, preliminary drafts. Spring semester of senior year: completion of thesis (496-Fall, 497-Spring)

498. ADVANCED INDEPENDENT STUDY 1-3 cr. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Supervised independent study for advanced students on special topics in Italian language, literature, or culture. Taught in Italian. May be repeated with a different topic.

499. SPECIAL TOPICS 1-3 cr. Occasional course on a selected topic announced in advance. Focus on a specific theme, genre, or time period in Italian language, literature, or culture. Taught in Italian. May be repeated with a different topic.