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Course Descriptions


ITAL 101: Italian I

Prerequisite(s):
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101

This beginning course is designed to develop elementary proficiency in listening, reading, writing and speaking in Italian. Course content includes basic vocabulary, essentials of Italian grammar and syntax, correct pronunciation and intonation, the use of actual speech patterns, and basic elements of Italian culture. 4 credit hours

Transferrable Elective Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

ITAL 102: Italian II

Prerequisite(s):
-Completion of ITAL 101 with a grade of C or better
AND
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 99/101

The purpose of this course is to continue the development of proficiency in the four language skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking) in Italian. Students will be able to communicate with an Italian native speaker on a variety of everyday topics, using proper polite expressions and structures, as well as becoming familiar with the characteristics of Italian culture and becoming developing awareness of current events and issues in Italy. 4 credit hours

Transferrable Elective Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

ITAL 201: Italian III

Prerequisite(s):
-Completion of ITAL 102 with a grade of C or better
AND
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101

This course is an intermediate-level course for third semester Italian students. Its purpose is to help students gain proficiency in the four language skills (listening, speaking, writing and reading) and develop a strong sense of grammatical accuracy. ITAL 201 is designed to build fluency and accuracy in the language, improve reading and listening skills, and increase knowledge of the Italian culture. 4 credit hours

Transferrable Elective Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

IAI Humanities ITAL 202: Italian IV

Prerequisite(s):
-Completion of ITAL 201 with a grade of C or better
AND
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101

This course is an intermediate-level course for fourth semester Italian students. Its purpose is to help students gain proficiency through extensive practice in conversation, writing and reading of selected texts, while implementing vocabulary, improving grammar structure accuracy and increasing knowledge of the Italian culture. 4 credit hours
IAI GEC Code - H1 900

Transferrable General Education Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.