Missouri State University

Modern & Classical Languages (MCL)Department of Modern and Classical Languages

Italian

Why study Italian at Missouri State University?

  • Our well-educated, expert faculty provide you with a learning experience that can sharpen your speaking, writing and conversation skills in Italian.
  • Smaller class sizes mean you get to know your teachers – many of whom hold PhDs – and can get focused, one-on-one attention from them.
  • Knowing Italian can help you land exciting jobs in a variety of fields.
  • Studying Italian will prepare you to pursue graduate studies.

Missouri State University offers the following courses in Italian:

Italian (ITL) courses

  • ITL 101 Elementary Italian I

    Essentials of Italian Language emphasizing the development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing within a culturally relevant context.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ITL 102 Elementary Italian II

    Prerequisite: C or better in ITL 101.

    Continuation of ITL 101.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ITL 201 Intermediate Italian I

    Prerequisite: C or better in ITL 102.

    Systematic review, expansion, and synthesis of the four skill areas. This course will enhance communication skills by providing a thorough review of fundamentals of grammar through real-life language use, reading, and composition. Credit by examination is available.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ITL 202 Intermediate Italian II

    Prerequisite: C or better in ITL 201.

    Develop additional proficiency in the four communication skills: listening, reading, speaking and writing. Credit by examination is available.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ITL 297 Special Topics in Italian

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor and department head.

    Topics of selected interest in Italian studies, including travel courses to Italian-speaking countries. The specific subject matter and/or international component may change from semester to semester according to resources and demand. May be repeated, as topics change, to a maximum of 6 credit hours. Variable content course.

    Credit hours:
    1-6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings