2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 14, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ITAL 221 - Italy and Its Culture

Credits: 3
Introduction to Italian Culture and its influence on the World Community: a general examination of Italy’s physical, historical, political, and administrative identity. An introduction to and assessment of the contributions of its major achievers in various areas of human endeavor: Art, Religion, Science, etc. A glance at Italy’s popular culture as reflected in its films and other documents of contemporary daily life. Taught in English, no knowledge of Italian required.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Knowledge of Italy’s geography.
  2. Knowledge of Italy’s contemporary history.
  3. Knowledge of Italy’s governmental structure: its constitution and administrative units.
  4. Knowledge of Italy’s political configuration.
  5. Awareness of Italy’s cultural fabric, its major figures, their contributions and influence.
  6. Knowledge of Italy’s popular culture as reflected in films, newspapers, and other documents of daily life.

Prerequisite: None

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