Academic Catalogs

Italian (ITAL)

ITAL A1805 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Elementary Italian 1  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

The focus is on development of elementary proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Italian, with an introduction to cultures related to the Italian language. This course is equivalent to two years of high school Italian. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

ITAL A1855 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Elementary Italian 2  
Prerequisite(s): ITAL A180 or completion of two years of high school Italian with a grade of 'C' or better.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Continuation of ITAL A180, with further development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing proficiency, and additional exploration of cultures related to the Italian language. This course is equivalent to three years of high school Italian. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

ITAL A1991-5 Units (1-90 lecture hours)  
Current Topics in Italian  
Prerequisite(s): One semester of college-level Italian.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing proficiency in Italian. Extensive exposure to cultures related to the Italian language through authentic materials and group discussions on a variety of topics ranging from current events to global issues. Emphasis on cross-cultural understanding. Content differs each time. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

ITAL A2805 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Intermediate Italian 1  
Prerequisite(s): ITAL A185 or completion of three years of high school Italian with a grade of 'C' or better.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Continuation of ITAL A185, with further development of language skills at the intermediate level and exploration of cultures related to the Italian language. Additional emphasis on reading and writing, with an introduction to selected literary works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

ITAL A2855 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Intermediate Italian 2  
Prerequisite(s): ITAL A280 or completion of four years of high school Italian with a grade of 'C' or better.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Continuation of ITAL A280, with further refinement of language skills at the intermediate level and investigation of cultures related to the Italian language in preparation for higher level specialized work. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.