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:
ITL 101 Elementary Italian I
Essentials of Italian Language emphasizing the development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing within a culturally relevant context.
ITL 102 Elementary Italian II
Prerequisite: C or better in ITL 101. Continuation of ITL 101.
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.
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.
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.