Courses in Italian

ITA 101. Elementary Italian I. Introductory courses in Italian. Aimed at developing basic communicative proficiency in Italian. Also offers insights into Italian-speaking cultures.  Fulfills general education requirement: Language. 3 credits.

ITA 102. Elementary Italian II. Second semester of introductory course in Italian.  Fulfills general education requirement: Language. Prerequisite: ITA 101 or equivalent . 3 credits.

ITA 205. Italian Conversation I. Italian Conversation offered in the fall semester is an opportunity for those who have studied in Italy to share about their experience. For those who have not yet been, it is an opportunity to put into practice skills learned in Elementary Italian. Students choose the cultural topics to be covered from a list that includes travel, neighborhoods and food. Focus will be on presentations in each of these areas. Grammar is reviewed and put into practice.  Prerequisite: ITA 102, or 1 semester of study abroad in Italy or permission of the instructor. 1 credit.

ITA 206. Italian Conversation II. Italian Conversation offered in the spring semester is an opportunity for those who have studied in Italy to share about their experience. For those who have not yet been, it is an opportunity to put into practice skills learned in Elementary Italian. Students choose the topics to be covered from a list that includes work, family, entertainment, sports and art. Focus will be on presentations in each of these areas as well as a larger project to be presented at the end of the semester. Students will learn new grammatical structures not covered in the elementary classes to enhance their conversational skills.  Prerequisite: ITA 102, or 1 semester of study abroad in Italy or permission of the instructor. 1 credit.