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Italian

Wilbert Roget, Department Chair
532 Anderson Hall
215-204-8266
wilbert.roget@temple.edu

Mariquita Noris, Advisor
215-204-8278
mgnoris@temple.edu

Stephanie Fiore, Course Coordinator
215-204-7909
sfiore@temple.edu

Anderson Hall, Room 532
215-204-1261
www.temple.edu/fgis

 

Requirements for the Major

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Italian 1003** Italian Language III 3 LB
Italian 2001** Intermediate Italian 3  
Italian 3096 Composition II: Advanced Writing Skills 3 WI*
Italian Electives Select six courses numbered 2000+ 18  
Select one writing-intensive elective in Italian from list below: 3  
Italian

Italian
2096

4096
Composition I: Italian Composition & Conversation
    or
Creative Writing Through Reading
  WI

WI
Total     30  
         
*Indicates writing capstone for the major
**Students who place out of Italian 1003 will need one additional elective; those who place out of Italian 2001 will need two additional electives.
Note: Up to two cognate courses in English may be accepted (by permission of the Italian advisor) as part of the required
elective courses.

All Temple students must take a minimum of two writing-intensive courses. The specific writing-intensive courses required for this major are listed above and are identified by "WI" in the RCI column.

Requirements for the Minor

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Italian 1002 * Italian Language II 4 LA
Italian 1003 * Italian Language III 3 LB
Italian 2001 Intermediate Italian 3  
Italian Electives Select three courses numbered 2000+ 9  
Total     19  
*Students who place out of Italian 1002 will need one additional elective; those who place out of Italian 1003 will need two additional electives.

All courses must be taught in Italian.

Requirements for the Special Foreign Language Certificate in Italian

Six courses (20 semester hours), beginning with Italian 1001: Italian Language I and including Italian 2501: Italian for Business.

Students who place out of any course will need additional electives.

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Italian 1001 Italian Language I 4 LA
Italian 1002 Italian Language II 4 LA
Italian 1003 Italian Language III 3 LB
Italian 2001 Intermediate Italian 3  
Italian 2501 Italian for Business 3  
Italian Elective Select one course numbered 2000+ 3  
Total     20  

All courses must be taught in Italian.

Distinction in Major

To be considered for Distinction in Major in Italian, students must:

  • Complete the requirements for the concentration in Italian with a GPA of at least 3.50;
  • Have an overall GPA of at least 3.25;
  • Be recommended to the chair of the department by the Italian faculty advisor.

Study Abroad

Students declaring a major or minor in Italian are encouraged to study abroad.  Temple has its own campus in Rome, Italy, which offers courses in a variety of fields, including language, art, architecture, and international business.  Students interested in studying in Italy should discuss their plans with the Italian faculty advisor as early as possible.


Suggested Semester-by-Semester Plans

 

Requirements For New Freshman Students Starting in the 2009-2010 Academic year

Freshman Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
English 0802, 0812, or 0902 Analytical Reading & Writing 4 GW
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Quantitative Literacy 4 GQ
Italian 1001 Italian Language I 4 LA
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Human Behavior 3 GB
Subtotal      15  
   
Freshman Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
IH 0851 or 0951 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar I 3 GY
Italian 1002 Italian Language II 4 LA
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Science & Technology I 3 GS
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Diversity & Race 3 GD
GenEd 08xx or 09xx World Society 3 GG
Subtotal      16  
 
Sophomore Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Italian 1003 Italian Language III 3 LB
IH 0852 or 0952 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar II 3 GZ
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Science & Technology II 3 GS
GenEd 08xx or 09xx U.S. Society 3 GU
CLA/CST 0800-4999 Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Any 0800-4999 One Elective in Any School or College 2  
Subtotal      17  
 
Sophomore Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Italian 2001 Intermediate Italian 3  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Arts 3-4 GA
CLA/CST 0800-4999 Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
Italian 2000+ One 2000+ Italian Course 3  
Subtotal      15-16  
 
Junior Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ Social Science/CST Course 3  
Italian 2000+ One 2000+ Italian Course 3  
Italian 2000+ One 2000+ Italian Course 3  
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
CLA/CST 0800-4999 Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal     15  
 
Junior Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ Social Science/CST Course 3  
Italian 2096
  or
4096
Composition I
     or
Creative Writing
3

3
WI

WI
Italian 2000+ One 2000+ Italian Course 3  
CLA/CST 0800-4999 Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800-4999 Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal      15  
 
Senior Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Italian 2000+ One 2000+ Italian Course 3  
Italian 3096 Composition II 3 WI
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
CLA/CST 0800-4999 Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800-4999 Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal      15  
 
Senior Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Italian 2000+ One 2000+ Italian Course 3  
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
CLA/CST 0800-4999 Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Any 0800-4999 One Elective in Any School or College 3  
Any 0800-4999 One Elective in Any School or College 3  
Subtotal      15  
         
Degree Total 123  

 

Requirements For New Transfer Students Starting in the 2009-2010 Academic year

Freshman Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
English 0802, 0812, or 0902 Analytical Reading & Writing 4 CO/GW
Italian 1001 Italian Language I 4 LA
Core 0800+ One Quantitative Reasoning A Course 3-4 QA/GQ
Core 0800+ One Core Arts Course 3-4 AR/GA
Subtotal      14-16  
   
Freshman Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
IH 0851 or 0951 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar I 3 IA/GY
Italian 1002 Italian Language II 4 LA
Core 0800+ One Quantitative Reasoning B Course 3-4 QB/GQ
Core 1000+ One Science & Technology A Course 3-4 SA
Core 0800+ One Studies in Race Course 3 RS/GD
Subtotal      16-18  
 
Sophomore Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Italian 1003 Italian Language III 3 LB
IH 0852 or 0952 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar II 3 IB/GY
Core 0800+ One Science & Technology B Course 3-4 SB/GS
Core 0800+ One Individual and Society Course 3 IN/GB
CLA/CST 0800-4999 Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal      15-16  
 
Sophomore Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Italian 2001 Intermediate Italian 3  
Core 0800+ One International Studies Course 3 IS/GG
Core 0800+ American Culture 3 AC/GU
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
CLA/CST 0800-4999 Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Any 0800-4999 One Elective in Any School or College 1-2  
Subtotal      16-17  
 
Junior Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ Social Science/CST Course 3  
Italian 2096
  or
4096
Composition I
     or
Creative Writing
3

3
WI

WI
Italian 2000+ One 2000+ Italian Course 3  
Italian 2000+ One 2000+ Italian Course 3  
CLA/CST 0800-4999 Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal     15  
 
Junior Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ Social Science/CST Course 3  
Italian 3096 Composition II 3 WI
Italian 2000+ One 2000+ Italian Course 3  
Italian 2000+ One 2000+ Italian Course 3  
CLA/CST 0800-4999 Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Any 0800-4999 One Elective in Any School or College 2-3  
Subtotal      17-18  
 
Senior Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Core 1000-4999 One Writing-Intensive Course 3 WI
Italian 2000+ One 2000+ Italian Course 3  
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
CLA/CST 0800-4999 Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800-4999 Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal      15  
 
Senior Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Italian 2000+ One 2000+ Italian Course 3  
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
CLA/CST 0800-4999 Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800-4999 Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal      15  
         
Degree Total 123  
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