Modern and Classical Languages
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Courses and Syllabi

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Italian Fall 2017

Undergraduate

100-Level Courses in ITAL

ITAL 110: Elementary Italian (6 Credits)

Introduces elements of grammar, vocabulary, oral skills, listening comprehension, and reading. Notes: Students may not receive credit for ITAL 110 and ITAL 101 or 102. Equivalent to ITAL 101, ITAL 102.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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3 Sections Currently Scheduled

200-Level Courses in ITAL

ITAL 210: Intermediate Italian (3 Credits)

Continuation of the development of basic components of the language, with focus on listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Introduces students to the cultures and histories of Italian-speaking regions. Notes: Students may not receive credit for ITAL 210 and ITAL 201 or 202. Equivalent to ITAL 201, ITAL 202.
Recommended Prerequisite: ITAL 110 or appropriate placement score.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

ITAL 250: Gateway to Advanced Italian (3 Credits)

Development of advanced intermediate-level proficiency with a primary focus on seven major communicative functions: describing, comparing, recommending and expressing opinions, recounting the past, expressing likes and dislikes, hypothesizing, and talking about the future. Examination of authentic materials from various Italian-speaking regions. May not be repeated for credit.
Specialized Designation: Taught in Italian
Recommended Prerequisite: ITAL 210; appropriate placement score; or permission of department.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 002 — Kristina Marie Olson — Enterprise Hall 77

300-Level Courses in ITAL

ITAL 320: Topics in Italian Film and Literature (3 Credits)

Explores Italian history through the lens of literary and cinematic movements from 1911 onwards. Compares the representations of historical movements in different artistic languages, from poetry and prose to the moving image. Topics include neorealism, Fascism, the Resistance, the Mafia and others. May not be repeated for credit.
Mason Core: Literature
Specialized Designation: Taught in English
Recommended Prerequisite: ENGH 101, or equivalent.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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ITAL 360: Southern Italy (3 Credits)

Examines the history and culture of southern Italy with an eye toward cultural and linguistic competence. Students analyze authentic texts ranging from literature to journalism that treat a specific area of southern Italy. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Specialized Designation: Taught in Italian
Recommended Prerequisite: ITAL 250 or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 001 — Kristina Marie Olson — Robinson A249