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Italian (IT)

IT 320 Introduction to Italian Culture; Food, Fashion, Family (3) Focus on the social, historical, and socio-political issues of Italy in the last two centuries.

IT 320 Introduction to Italian Culture: Food, Fashion, Family (3)

(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.

This course focuses on advanced grammar development in the context of social, historical, and sociopolitical issues of Italy in the last two centuries with particular emphasis on contemporary current events. Readings from newspapers, magazines, and the web on Italian geography, regional differences, Italian politics, food, and cultural traditions. Evaluation methods include exams, current events reviews, class debates, and oral presentations. This course is in Italian. It is for students who have completed IT 003 or equivalent. It will be offered once per year. Enrollment limited to 20.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: Humanities
Effective: Summer 2004
Prerequisite: IT 003

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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