The Catholic University of America

 Italian Courses

Name  Course Credit Date Instructor Days Time

Elementary Italian 1

ITAL 101
4 May 18-June 6

MTuWThF

9:30-12:45

Designed for students with little or no prior experience with Italian. Introduction to the basic principles of language necessary for written and oral communication. Students use fundamental principles of vocabulary and grammar structures to talk about daily life and gain insights into aspects of Italian culture through simple readings and Internet activities. Students who took the language in high school for more than one year MUST take the language placement test before registering for this or any other language course in order to receive proper credit. Undergraduate Language courses 101-113 are subject to an Instructional Fee at the time of registration.

Name  Course Credit Date Instructor Days Time

Elementary Italian 2

ITAL 102
4 June 8-June 26 
 

MTuWThF

9:30am-12:45pm

Continuation of Italian 101. Students speak and write about the present, past and future and continue to explore Italian culture through readings and Internet activities. Prerequisite: C- or better in Italian 101, appropriate placement score or equivalent. Undergraduate Language courses 101-113 are subject to an Instructional Fee at the time of registration.

Name  Course Credit Date Instructor Days Time

Intermediate Italian 1

ITAL 103

3

May 18-June 5


MTuWThF

10:00am-12:25pm

Students improve their communication skills by discussing and writing about various topics drawn from readings and film focused on Italian culture. Includes some review and expansion of grammar and vocabulary. Prerequisite: C- or better in Italian 102, appropriate placement score or equivalent. Undergraduate Language courses 101-113 are subject to an Instructional Fee at the time of registration

Name  Course Credit Date Instructor Days Time

Intermediate Italian 2

ITAL 104
3 June 8-June 26

MTuWThF

10:00am-12:25pm

Continuation of Italian 103. Prerequisite: C- or better in Italian 103, appropriate placement score or equivalent. Undergraduate Language courses 101-113 are subject to an Instructional Fee at the time of registration.

Name  Course Credit Date Instructor Days Time

Introduction to Italian Culture and Language

ITAL 130

3

May 18-June 20


 

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Name  Course Credit Date Instructor Days Time

Mapping Italy Mapping Rome

ITAL 221
3

May 18-June 16

Lucamante

 MTuWThF

2:00pm-4:00pm (Italy)

This three-credit course is designed particularly, but not exclusively, for undergraduate students interested in the humanities. It focuses on the interdisciplinary study of the Italian culture and society through literature, visual arts, archeology and architecture. The course program is designed to theoretically dissect the strata of Rome and reflect on different historical periods through the voices of Italian artists in literary fiction and examine public spaces designed according to academic criteria versus originality, creativity, and exuberance as leading factors in the creation of artistic works. What makes Italian art so unique is something students will enjoy and discover during this journey. Participants will attend lectures take a chance at writing, and debate the artistic/literary versus the architectural/academic depiction of reality. Taught in translation. It satisfies humanities and literature requirements and Italian Studies Minor requirements at CUA. This is a Summer Program taught in Italy.