6: College of Arts and Sciences

General Information | Academic Information | Departments and Programs | Faculty

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History | Latin American Studies | Linguistics | Mathematics | Medieval Studies
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Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese | Statistics | University Seminars | Women's Studies

Italian | Portuguese | Spanish

Course Descriptions

Note   ITTR courses are given in English and may not be taken to fulfill the language requirement in Italian.

ITTR 215 - (3) (E)
Italian Phonetics

ITTR 216 - (3) (O)
History of the Italian Language

ITTR 226 - (3) (S)
Dante in Translation

ITTR 227 - (3) (IR)
Petrarch in Translation

ITTR 228 - (3) (E)
Boccaccio in Translation

ITTR 230 - (3) (E)
Machiavelli in Translation

ITTR 231 - (3) (IR)
Ariosto in Translation

ITTR 236 - (3) (IR)
Tasso in Translation

ITTR 242 - (3) (IR)
Goldoni and Alfieri in Translation

ITTR 252 - (3) (IR)
Foscolo and Leopardi in Translation

ITTR 255 - (3) (E)
Manzoni in Translation

ITTR 258 - (3) (IR)
Verga in Translation

ITTR 262 - (3) (SI)
The Modern Italian Novel in Translation

Note   ITAL courses are given in Italian.

ITAL 101 - (4) (S)
Elementary Conversation

Introduction to speaking, understanding, reading, and writing Italian. Five class hours and one language laboratory hour. Followed by ITAL 102.

ITAL 102 - (4) (S)
Intermediate Conversation

Continuation of ITAL 101.

ITAL 201, 202 - (3) (S)
Intermediate Conversation

Prerequisite: ITAL 102 or the equivalent
Continued grammar, conversation, composition, readings, and an introduction to Italian literature.

In Italian, the sequence satisfying the language requirement is: ITAL 101, 102, 201, 202. Advanced standing is determined by an interview with the Italian undergraduate advisor.

Note   The following courses have the prerequisite ITAL 201, 202 or permission of the department.

ITAL 301 - (3) (Y)
Advanced Conversation and Composition I

Topics include idiomatic Italian conversation and composition, anthological readings and discussions in Italian of literary texts from the first four centuries of Italian literature (from the beginnings to Tasso), selective review of the fine points of grammar and syntax, the elements of essay writing in Italian.

ITAL 302 - (3) (Y)
Advanced Conversation and Composition II

Topics include idiomatic Italian conversation and composition, anthological readings and discussions in Italian of literary texts from the past four centuries of Italian literature (from Tasso to the present), selective review of the fine points of grammar and syntax, the elements of essay writing to Italian.

ITAL 311 - (3) (S)
Renaissance Literature

Prerequisite: ITAL 202 or equivalent
Study of selected masterpieces from the 13th to the 16th century. Readings and discussions in Italian. Exercises in essay writing.

ITAL 312 - (3) (S)
Contemporary Literature

Prerequisite: ITAL 202 or equivalent
Study of selected masterpieces from the modern period of Italian literature. Readings and discussions in Italian. Exercises in essay writing.

ITAL 370 - (3) (SI)
Lirica (Italian Lyric Poetry)

ITAL 371 - (3) (SI)
Epica (Italian Epic Poetry)

ITAL 372 - (3) (SI)
Novella (Italian Short Narrative)

ITAL 373 - (3) (E)
Romanzo (Italian Novel)

ITAL 374 - (3) (E)
Teatro (Italian Theater)

ITAL 375 - (3) (SI)
Critica (Italian Literary Criticism)

ITAL 400 - (3) (E)
Methodologia (Stylistics and Methods)

ITAL 410 - (3) (E)
Medioevo (Italian Culture and Literature in the Middle Ages)

ITAL 420 - (3) (SI)
Umanesimo (Italian Culture and Literature in the Humanistic Period)

ITAL 430 - (3) (SI)
Rinascimento (Italian Culture and Literature During the Renaissance)

ITAL 440 - (3) (SI)
Barocco (Italian Culture and Literature During the Baroque Age)

ITAL 445 - (3) (SI)
Illuminismo (Italian Culture and Literature During the Enlightenment)

ITAL 450 - (3) (O)
Romanticismo (Italian Culture and Literature in the Age of Romanticism)

ITAL 460 - (3) (SI)
Novecentismo (Italian Culture and Literature in the Twentieth Century)

ITAL 499 - (1-3) (S)
Independent Study


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