Courses

ITA 101 Elementary Italian I (3 credits)

This learner-centered course is designed for students with little or no previous knowledge of Italian. Students acquire basic grammatical and lexical skills that will enable them to communicate in routine social or professional situations within an authentic cultural context. Upon successful completion of ITA 101, students may enroll in ITA 102. This course also fulfills the Global Awareness requirement at Onondaga.

ITA 102 Elementary Italian II (3 credits)

This course is a sequel to Elementary Italian I. It builds upon the basic grammatical, linguistic, communicative and cultural concepts learned in ITA 101. Upon successful completion of ITA 102, students may enroll in ITA 201. This course also fulfills the Global Awareness requirement at Onondaga. Prerequisite: ITA 101, or two to three years of high school Italian, or Permission of Instructor.

ITA 201 Intermediate Italian I (3 credits)

This dynamic course draws upon previously acquired knowledge, while introducing students to more complex grammatical and lexical structures to further develop communicative proficiency and cultural knowledge. The course is conducted mostly in Italian. Upon successful completion of ITA 201, students may enroll in ITA 202. This course also fulfills the Global Awareness requirement at Onondaga. Prerequisite: ITA 102, or four years of high school Italian, or Permission of Instructor.

ITA 202 Intermediate Italian II (3 credits)

This course is a sequel to Intermediate Italian I. It expands upon complex grammatical and lexical structures. It is conducted entirely in Italian and provides a solid foundation for advanced study. Upon completion of ITA 202, students may enroll in any intermediate-high level course. Students who successfully complete the ITA 202 level have fulfilled their language requirement for the A.A. in Humanities and Teacher Prep programs. The three additional credits may be taken either as a language course or as a general elective. This course also fulfills the Global Awareness requirement at Onondaga. Prerequisite: ITA 201, or five years of high school Italian, or Permission of Instructor.