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Modern Language - Italian Minor

Elisabetta D’Amanda, Minor Adviser
(585) 475-6522, exdgla@rit.edu

This minor provides two full years of modern language and culture instruction to prepare students for living and working within an intercultural society both at home and abroad. The minor consists of five courses, either five language courses or a combination of language courses with up to two culture courses. Students with previous language skills must consult the minor adviser for placement evaluation before they register. Part of the requirements for this minor can be fulfilled by courses taken abroad. This minor is closed to fluent native speakers of Italian.

Course
Electives
Choose five consecutive language courses:
   MLIT-201    Beginning Italian I
   MLIT-202    Beginning Italian II
   MLIT-301    Intermediate Italian I
   MLIT-302    Intermediate Italian II
   MLIT-401    Advanced Italian I
   MLIT-402    Advanced Italian II
Students can take up to two culture courses as part of the Italian minor. In addition to culture courses listed for the minor, other courses from other departments dealing with aspects of Italian culture may be approved by the faculty adviser.
   ARTH-311    Art and Architecture of Italy: 1250-1400
   ARTH-312    Art and Architecture of Italy: 1600-1750
   ARTH-317    Art and Architecture of Florence and Rome: 15th Century
   ARTH-318    Art and Architecture of Florence and Rome: 16th Century



Effective fall 2013, RIT converted its academic calendar from quarters to semesters.
View this minor's information from the retired quarter calendar

Quarter Curriculum - For Reference Only

Effective fall 2013, RIT converted its academic calendar from quarters to semesters. The following content has been made available as reference only. Currently matriculated students who began their academic programs in quarters should consult their academic adviser for guidance and course selection.
 

Legacy Quarter Text: 

This minor provides two full years of modern language instruction to prepare students for living and working within an intercultural society both at home and abroad. Students may choose a modern language minor in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, or Spanish. Students must take five consecutive language courses beyond the introductory prerequisite language course.

Prerequisite:
0525-500 Beginning Italian I

Required Courses—Choose five of the following:
0525-501 Beginning Italian II
0525-502 Beginning Italian III
0525-503 Intermediate Italian I
0525-504 Intermediate Italian II
0525-505 Intermediate Italian III
0525-506 Advanced Italian I
0525-507 Advanced Italian II
0525-508 Advanced Italian III