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ITAL 401 - Elementary Italian I
Credits: 4.00
For students without previous training in Italian. Aural comprehension, speaking, writing, reading. Labs. (No credit for students who have had two or more years of Italian in secondary school; however, any such students whose studies of Italian have been interrupted for seven years should consult the section coordinator about possibly receiving credit.) Special fee.

ITAL 402 - Elementary Italian II
Credits: 4.00
For students without previous training in Italian. Aural comprehension, speaking, writing, reading. Labs. (No credit for students who have had two or more years of Italian in secondary school; however, any such students whose studies of Italian have been interrupted for seven years should consult the section coordinator about possibly receiving credit.) Special fee.

ITAL 425 - Introduction to Italian Studies
Credits: 4.00
Designed for students interested in exploring Italian language and culture. Culture learning by means of guest speakers and visuals. Prepares for ITAL 401-402. Taught in English. Does not satisfy foreign language proficiency requirement. Special fee. (Offered summers only, Not offered every summer.) Writing intensive.

ITAL 425H - Honors/Introduction to Italian Studies
Credits: 4.00
Designed for honors students interested in exploring Italian language and culture. Culture learning by means of guest speakers and visuals. Prepares for ITAL 401-402. Taught in English. Does not satisfy foreign language proficiency requirement. Special fee. (Offered summers only, Not offered every summer.) Writing intensive.

ITAL 500 - Selected Topics in World Literature
Credits: 4.00
Topics will be chosen which introduce students to major themes and genres. (Also offered as CLAS 500, FREN 500, GERM 500, PORT 500, RUSS 500, SPAN 500.) May be repeated for credit. Special fee. Writing intensive. Cr/F.

ITAL 503 - Intermediate Italian I
Credits: 4.00
A complete review of the fundamentals of grammar and syntax. Selected readings as a general introduction to Italian civilization and culture. Labs and films. Special fee. Writing intensive.

ITAL 504 - Intermediate Italian II
Credits: 4.00
A complete review of the fundamentals of grammar and syntax. Selected readings as a general introduction to Italian civilization and culture. Labs and films. Special fee. Writing intensive.

ITAL 521 - Italian Literature in Translation, 13th-16th Centuries
Credits: 4.00
Major works of fiction and nonfiction, reflecting ideas and taste during the first three centuries of Italian history. Readings, discussions, papers in English. No more than one course in English may be counted toward the minor. Special fee. (Not offered every year.) Writing intensive.

ITAL 522 - Italian Literature in Translation, 18th-20th Centuries
Credits: 4.00
Major trends in post-Renaissance thought and culture in Italy. Readings, discussions, papers in English. No more one course in English may be counted toward the minor. Special fee. (Not offered every year.) Writing intensive.

ITAL 525 - Italian Cinema
Credits: 4.00
Acquaints students with major Italian film texts. Through cinema the course explores the culture, society, history, and politics of Italy. Students examine filmmakers, genres, periods, and movements. The course is conducted in English. Special fee.

ITAL 595 - Practicum
Credits: 2.00
Practical use of Italian language and culture through special projects outside the classroom. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits. Prereq: permission. Special fee. Cr/F.

ITAL 595A - Practicum
Credits: 2.00 or 4.00
Practical use of Italian language and culture through special projects outside of the classroom. The Practicum consists of unpaid placement in an approved business, social service, or educational organization in an Italian-speaking context with on-site supervision. The course also includes a classroom component that incorporates readings and assignments pertinent to the Practicum experience. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits. permission. Letter Grade.

ITAL 631 - Advanced Conversation and Composition I
Credits: 4.00
Rapid review of basic grammatical structures and in-depth study of more complex linguistic patterns. Vocabulary building. Frequent written compositions and oral presentations using materials on contemporary culture taken from the various media. Phonetics and oral/aural skills development in lab and class. Prereq: C or better in ITAL 504 or permission. Special fee. Writing intensive.

ITAL 632 - Advanced Conversation and Composition II
Credits: 4.00
Advanced spoken and written Italian to attain aural-oral fluency. Advanced reading and composition. Prereq: C or better in ITAL 631 or permission. Special fee. Writing intensive.

ITAL 635 - Food Aesthetics in Italy
Credits: 4.00
Food Aesthetics in Italy acquaints students with the principal of aesthetics as they pertain to our understanding of and relationship to food. It is offered by the UNH-in-Italy Program in Ascoli Piceno. The philosophical aspects of the course are complemented by the experiential components that emphasize the particularity of the Italian environment.

ITAL 645 - Food Technology in Italy
Credits: 4.00
Food Technology in Italy introduces students to modern and traditional technologies employed in the Marches region in the industrial processing of foods. The course examines the environmental impact as well as sustainability in terms of the production of healthful quality food products. It is offered through UNH-in-Italy Program in Ascoli Piceno.

ITAL 651 - Introduction to Italian Culture and Civilization I: Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque
Credits: 4.00
Survey of major representative writers and artists, studied against the backdrop of social and cultural history. Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Machiavelli, Marino. Pre- or Coreq: ITAL 631 or permission. Special fee. ( Not offered every year.) Writing intensive.

ITAL 652 - Introduction to Italian Culture and Civilization II: Age of Enlightenment, Romanticism, Modernism
Credits: 4.00
Survey of major representative writers and artists, studied against a backdrop of social and cultural history. Parini, Goldoni, Leopardi, Manzoni, Pavese, Calvino. Pre- or co-req: ITAL 631 or permission. Special fee. (Not offered every year.) Writing intensive.

ITAL 675 - Special Topics in Italian Studies
Credits: 4.00
Topics drawn from all aspects and periods of Italian Studies. Prereq: ITAL 631 or permission of the instructor.May be repeated for credit barring duplication of materials.

ITAL 681A - Interdisciplinary Field Seminar in Italian Culture: Ancient and Medieval Italy
Credits: 4.00
Taking an interdisciplinary, but historically centered perspective, this course examines the construction of Italy as both a nation and a culture. The course is conducted on site and includes several fieldtrips throughout Italy.
Co-requisites: ARTS 695I

ITAL 681B - Interdisciplinary Field Seminar in Italian Culture: Ancient and Medieval Italy
Credits: 4.00
Taking an interdisciplinary, but historically centered perspective, this course examines the construction of Italy as both a nation and a culture. The course is conducted on site and includes several fieldtrips throughout Italy.
Co-requisites: ARTS 695I

ITAL 682A - Interdisciplinary Field Seminar in Italian Culture: Early Modern and Contemporary Italy
Credits: 4.00
Taking an interdisciplinary, but historically centered perspective, this course examines the construction of Italy as both a nation and a culture. The course is conducted on site and includes several fieldtrips throughout Italy.
Co-requisites: ARTS 695I

ITAL 682B - Interdisciplinary Field Seminar in Italian Culture: Early Modern and Contemporary Italy
Credits: 4.00
Taking an interdisciplinary, but historically centered perspective, this course examines the construction of Italy as both a nation and a culture. The course is conducted on site and includes several fieldtrips throughout Italy.
Co-requisites: ARTS 695I

ITAL 684 - UNH-in-Italy Summer Program
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UNH-in-Italy Summer Program in Ascoli Piceno. This course number is a place-holder, but differs with regard to the special fee. Students register for both this administrative course number and the actual course number and the acutal course being offered on site. These courses will vary from year to year, but the special fee will remain constant. Permission required. Special fee. Cr/F.
Co-requisites: ARTS 796, ARTS 996

ITAL 685 - UNH-in-Italy Study Abroad
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Provides a unique opportunity to study abroad in Ascoli Piceno, Italy during the fall semester. Special fee. Cr/F.

ITAL 686 - UNH-in-Italy Study Abroad
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Provides a unique opportunity to study abroad in Ascoli Piceno, Italy during the spring semester. Special fee. Cr/F

ITAL 733 - History and Development of the Italian Language
Credits: 4.00
Development of the Italian language from Roman times to the present. Examines the comparative method and internal reconstruction as well as processes of changes in phonology, syntax and lexicon. The course introduces issues in dialect geography, the basic features of paleography and surveys the evolution of scripts. Prereq: ITAL 631 or above or permission of instructor. Special fee.

ITAL 795 - Independent Study in Italian Language and Literature
Credits: 1.00 to 4.00
Individual guided study. Prereq: permission. Special fee.

ITAL 796 - Independent Study in Italian Language and Literature
Credits: 1.00 to 4.00
Individual guided study. Prereq: permission. Special fee.