Italian Course of Instruction

ITA 101 - Beginning Italian I: Language and Culture

An introduction to Italian language and culture. Practice in speaking, listening, reading, writing at the novice level. Supplemented by multimedia and the Language Resource Center. No more than two years of high school Italian, or permission of instructor. Students are strongly encouraged to take the free Placement Exam in the Language Resource Center prior to registering. Offered fall semester.
Credits: 4

 

ITA 102 - Beginning Italian II: Language and Culture

Continuation of ITA 101. Practice in speaking, listening, reading, and writing at Novice and Intermediate levels. Italian culture integrated throughout. Supplemented by multimedia and the Language Resource Center. Students who did not complete ITA 101 at GVSU are strongly encouraged to take the free Placement Test in the Language Resource Center prior to registering. Offered winter semester. Prerequisite: C (not C-) or better in ITA 101, or credit, or appropriate placement test score.
Credits: 4

 

ITA 201 - Intermediate Italian I: Language and Culture

Continuation of ITA 102. Practice in speaking, listening, reading, and writing at the intermediate level. Italian culture integrated throughout. Supplemented by multimedia and the Language Resource Center. Offered fall semester. Prerequisites: C (not C-) or better in ITA 102, or credit, or appropriate placement test score (free in the Language Resource Center).
Credits: 4

 

ITA 202 - Intermediate Italian II: Language and Culture

Continued practice in speaking, listening, reading, writing at the Intermediate level. Emphasis on real-life communication. Review of grammar and expansion of vocabulary. Focus on Italian culture through authentic texts and multimedia materials. Fulfills Cultures - Global Perspectives. Prerequisite: C (not C-) or better in ITA 201, or credit, permission of the instructor, or appropriate placement test score (free in the Language Resource Center).
Credits: 4

 

ITA 280 - Special Topics in Italian

Class offered on a special topic related to Italian.
Credits: 1 to 4

 

ITA 380 - Special Topics in Italian

Course content varies. Refer to schedule of classes to determine course description and prerequisites. Students may repeat this course under different topics.
Credits: 1 to 9