Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
O'Dowd Hall, Room 372
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
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Italian

Italian Courses


IT 1140-1150 - Introduction to Italian and Italian Culture (4 each)
A two-semester sequence of the fundamentals of Italian and Italian culture. A beginning course. IT 114 must be taken first. IT 1140 or 1150 satisfies the university general education requirement in the foreign language and culture knowledge exploration area.

IT 2140-2150 - Second Year Italian (4 each)
A two-semester sequence continuing the work of IT 1140-1150 with the addition of cultural and literary readings. IT 214 must be taken first. IT 2140 or 2150 satisfies the university general education requirement in the foreign language and culture knowledge exploration area. Prerequisite: one year of college Italian or equivalent.

IT 3900 -
 Directed Readings in Italian (2 or 4)
Directed individual readings in Italian. May be repeated for a total of 8 credits. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

ML 211 - Diction for Singers, First Semester (2)
A basic course to instruct voice students in the techniques for pronouncing foreign languages. Extensive work with the International Phonetic Alphabet, tapes, and native speakers. Italian and Latin will be stressed. Offered fall semester in alternate years.

Please contact the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures with any questions or to schedule an advising appointment.