Italian Language

The degree or certificate in Italian Language provides rigorous academic preparation in Italian Language. Students are prepared to transfer to baccalaureate degree programs in Italian or Romance Languages, as well as Music, Linguistics, Art History and related fields. This degree or certificate also meets the needs of those in the community who wish to gain aptitudes in foreign languages or may enter the job market in fields that may require knowledge of a foreign language such as Italian. Students develop competency in the ability to comprehend, speak, read, and write in Italian, while at the same time learning to think critically by analyzing works of literature and other manifestations of culture. Students must complete all required courses for a minimum of 18-20 units. Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will demonstrate increased reading and listening comprehension of the target languages. Utilize oral and written communicative skills to produce the target languages. Demonstrate increased knowledge of the target language’s cultures.
 
PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
  ITAL 101
Beginning Italian I 
5
ITAL 101 or equivalent  ITAL 102
Beginning Italian II   5 
ITAL 102 or equivalent  ITAL 103
Intermediate Italian I  5
ITAL 103 or equivalent
ITAL 104
Intermediate Italian II
5
 
If 18-20 units have not been reached in the required core, select one course from the following:   
 
Eligibility for ENGL 101  ITAL 130
Italian Culture and Civilization through Cinema 

 
ART 102
Art History: Renaissance-Modern 

 
ART 104
Greek and Roman Art 

 
ART 105 Medieval Art
  ART 106
Renaissance/Baroque Art 
  LING 101
Introduction to Language and Linguistics 
3
   HIST 101
History of Western Europe
3
   MUSIC 120
Music Appreciation
3
Eligibility for ENGL 101
 HUMAN 120
Literature and the Cultural Arts
3
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 18-20
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2018 GCC Catalog 2018-2019
Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records. For previous years requirements please see the catalog from that year.