Romance Languages, M.A. - Italian

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The program course outline and graduation requirements for this catalog year are listed below.  The department website provides an overview of the program, including admission requirements, faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/world-languages-and-literatures/programs

Program Sequence - 30 credits

As sequencing changes, it is highly recommended that students meet with their program advisor to finalize a list of requirements for graduation.  

*Students must earn a grade of "B" or higher in each course

Category Electives - (15 credits)
Students must take at least one course from each of the four categories. 

Category I
ITA 523 – Dante: Faith, Fantasy, and Mankind – 3 credits
ITA 525 – Of Love, Dejection, and Rhapsody – 3 credits

Category II
ITA 524 – Ladies, Knights, Arms and Love: The Dawn of a New Age – 3 credits

Category III
ITS 526 – Shifting the Center – 3 credits

Category IV
ITA 528 – Visions of Modernity – 3 credits
ITA 529 – Refashioning Italy – 3 credits

Electives (9 credits)
WLL 515 — Translation Studies in the Romance Languages - 3 credits
WLL 520 — The Historical Avant-Garde - 3 credits
WLL 581 — Introduction to Graduate Studies in Romance Languages - 3 credits
WLL 582 — Popular Culture and Cultural Studies - 3 credits

Capstone: 2 Semester Sequence  (6 credits)
Select one of the following:

Thesis 
WLL 590 — Writing the Thesis Proposal - 3 credits
WLL 591 — Writing the Thesis: Prerequisite is WLL 590 - 3 credits

Special Project
WLL 592 — Special Project I - 3 credits
WLL 593 — Special Project II: Prerequisite is WLL 592 - 3 credits

Comprehensive Exam
WLL 594 — Comprehensive Exam Seminar I - 3 credits
WLL 595 — Comprehensive Exam Seminar II - 3 credits