Italian (ITAL)

Credit Courses

ITAL 101 Beginning Italian I (5 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 90 (90 lecture)

Focuses on the essentials of spoken and written Italian for the beginner, and provides an introduction to the culture of Italian speakers.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area C

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area C2, IGETC Area 6A, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

ITAL 102 Beginning Italian II (5 Units)

Prerequisites: ITAL 101 or two years of high school Italian or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 90 (90 lecture)

Focuses on the essentials of spoken and written Italian for the beginner, and provides an introduction to the culture of Italian speakers.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area C

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area C2, IGETC Area 3B, IGETC Area 6A, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

ITAL 103 Intermediate Italian I (5 Units)

Prerequisites: ITAL 102 or three years of high school Italian or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 90 (90 lecture)

Review of basic structures, vocabulary building, development of auditive comprehension, reading/writing skills and oral expression.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area C

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area C2, IGETC Area 3B, IGETC Area 6A, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

ITAL 104 Intermediate Italian II (5 Units)

Prerequisites: ITAL 103 or four years of high school Italian or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 90 (90 lecture)

Focus on further development of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Review of grammatical structures and vocabulary building through readings. Research and discussion of cultural topics.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area C

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area C2, IGETC Area 3B, IGETC Area 6A, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

ITAL 120 Beginning Conversation (2 Units)

Prerequisites: ITAL 101 or two years of high school Italian or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 36 (36 lecture)

Promotion of free and spontaneous oral expression in Italian at the elementary level.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable

ITAL 130 Intermediate Conversation (2 Units)

Prerequisites: ITAL 102 or ITAL 120 or three years of high school Italian or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 36 (36 lecture)

Second-year course designed to increase the student's vocabulary and fluency in the language, as well as his/her ability to comprehend cultural and sociolinguistic differences.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

ITAL 132 Intermediate Literary Readings (3 Units)

Prerequisites: ITAL 103 or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Designed for the student who wishes to improve reading, speaking and writing skills, and vocabulary. Course emphasizes oral and written communication with a focus on the discussion, synthesis and analysis of short literary works.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable

ITAL 140 Advanced Conversation (2 Units)

Prerequisites: ITAL 103 or 130 or four years of high school Italian or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 36 (36 lecture)

Second-year course designed to increase the student's vocabulary and fluency in the language, as well as his/her ability to comprehend cultural and sociolinguistic differences.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

ITAL 150 Advanced Italian (5 Units)

Prerequisites: ITAL 104 or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110, ENG 110H.

Hours: 90 (90 lecture)

For the advanced student who wishes to perfect his/her knowledge of the language. Includes discussion of literary selections, vocabulary building, composition and the study of more complex grammatical structures.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area C

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area C2, IGETC Area 3B, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

ITAL 160 Advanced Italian (5 Units)

Prerequisites: ITAL 104 or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110, ENG 110H.

Hours: 90 (90 lecture)

For the advanced student who wishes to perfect his/her knowledge of the language. Includes discussion of literary selections, vocabulary building, composition and the study of more complex grammatical structures.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area C

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area C2, IGETC Area 3B, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

ITAL 299 Independent Study In Italian (1-4 Units)

Limitations on Enrollment: Eight units of Italian courses completed with a 3.0 or higher GPA; minimum of 12 units of course work completed at SBCC with GPA of at least 2.5.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H.

Hours: 192 (192 lab)

One to four units of credit; each unit equivalent to three (3) hours per week devoted to study. Interview with instructor and weekly meetings required.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable