Italian 7-12, B.S.
The graduation requirements are listed below. In addition, students select free electives to reach 120 credits overall required for the degree, and this program requires a 2.7 cumulative GPA for graduation. The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements for the major (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/world-languages-and-literatures/programs.
This is an educator preparation program in the State of Connecticut with additional admission requirements (see Admissions>>Teacher/Educator Preparation Programs). Candidates recommended for certification must also meet any additional Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) requirements (see Degree Requirements>>Teacher/Educator Preparation Programs) in effect on the date CSDE receives the certification application.
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (46 Credits)
All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements. To review more detailed information, please visit General Education (LEP) Degree Requirements.
MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (68 Credits)
(*) When up to three courses in the major/cognate may also satisfy LEP requirements, they are recommended below; only two courses within Explorations (T2) may be fulfilled by courses in the same subject.
Italian Requirements (33 Credits)
ITA 101 – Italian II (T1MC)*
ITA 200 or ITA 202 or ITA 204 – Italian Communication (T2CE)*
ITA 210 – Italian Language through Culture (T2CE)*
ITA 300 – Composition
ITA 301 – Conversation
ITA 310 – Italian Civilization I
ITA 311 – Italian Civilization II
ITA 400 – Italian Literature I
ITA 401 – Italian Literature II
Two additional ITA courses at the 400-level
Education Requirements (35 Credits)
EDU 316 – Child Development and Psychology for Educators
EDU 413 – Secondary Education
EDU 471 – Supporting English Learners for School Success
RDG 470 – Literacy in the Content Areas
SED 225 – Introduction to Exceptionalities
WLL 211 – Introduction to Linguistics
WLL 403 – Introduction to Second Language Acquisition
A minimum passing score of 'Advanced Low' is required on the ACTFL OPI and WPT prior to student teaching.
COGNATE REQUIREMENTS (12 Credits)
Select 3 credits of World Literature from:
LIT 326 — Dante and His Times
LIT 328 — Literature of Medieval Europe
LIT 330 — Renaissance in Europe 1350-1650
LIT 338 — Russian Novel of the 19th Century
LIT 342 — Dostoyevsky
LIT 346 — Russian Short Story
LIT 348 — Modern Literature and Other Arts
LIT 354 — European Novel and Short Story 1945 to Present
LIT 370 — Contemporary French Novel
LIT 374 — Modern German Literature
LIT 382 — Contemporary Latin American Literature
LIT 406 — Classical Drama
LIT 488 — Seminar in World Literature