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Italian Course Descriptions

ITA 111  Elementary Italian I

This course introduces the fundamental elements of the Italian language within a cultural context. Emphasis is on the development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written Italian as well as demonstrate cultural awareness. This course must be taken with the accompanying lab. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for the general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

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Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3

Semester Hours Credit: 3

Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090 or DRE 098; or satisfactory score on placement test

Corequisites: ITA 181

ITA 111 Course Outline

ITA 112  Elementary Italian II

This course, a continuation of ITA 111, focuses on the fundamental elements of the Italian language within a cultural context. Emphasis is on the progressive development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing proficiency to spoken and written Italian and demonstrate further cultural awareness. This course must be taken with the accompanying lab. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for the general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3

Semester Hours Credit: 3

Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090 or DRE 098; or satisfactory score on placement test and ITA 111

Corequisites: ITA 182

ITA 112 Course Outline

ITA 181  Italian Lab 1

This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental elements of the Italian language. Emphasis is on the progressive development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the use of various supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written Italian and demonstrate cultural awareness. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

Course Hours Per Week: Lab, 2

Semester Hours Credit: 1

Prerequisite: ENG 090 and RED 090 or DRE 098; or satisfactory score on placement test

Corequisite: ITA 111

ITA 181 Course Outline

ITA 182  Italian Lab 2

This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental elements of the Italian language. Emphasis is on the progressive development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the use of various supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing proficiency to spoken and written Italian and demonstrate cultural awareness. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

Course Hours Per Week: Lab, 2

Semester Hours Credit: 1

Prerequisite: ENG 090 and RED 090 or DRE 098; or satisfactory score on placement test; ITA 181

Corequisite: ITA 112

ITA 182 Course Outline

ITA 211  Intermediate Italian I

This course provides a review and expansion of the essential skills of the Italian language. Emphasis is on the study of authentic and representative literary and cultural texts. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate effectively, accurately, and creatively about the past, present, and future. Listening comprehension is reinforced with audio tapes and/or CD Roms outside the classroom. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for the general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3

Semester Hours Credit: 3

Prerequisite: ENG 090 and RED 090 or DRE 098; or satisfactory score on placement test; ITA 112

Corequisite: None.

ITA 211 Course Outline
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