Courses Offered Next Quarter

The UCLA Department of Italian offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in English and Italian. For information about specific section times and locations please view the UCLA Schedule of Classes.

For a complete listing and description of department courses visit the UCLA General Catalog.

Spring 2018: Language Courses

IT 1 Elementary Italian – Beginning

Instructor: Varies

Lecture, five hours. P/NP or letter grading.

IT 2 Elementary Italian — Continued

Instructor: Varies

Lecture, five hours. Enforced requisite: course 1. P/NP or letter grading.

IT 3 Elementary Italian – Continued

Instructor: Varies

Lecture, five hours. Enforced requisite: course 2. P/NP or letter grading.

IT 4 Intermediate Italian

Instructor: Varies

Lecture, five hours. Enforced requisite: course 3. P/NP or letter grading.

IT 5 Intermediate Italian

Instructor: Varies

Lecture, five hours. Enforced requisite: course 4. P/NP or letter grading.

IT 6 Intermediate Italian

Instructor: Varies

Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 5. Advanced grammar and composition course with readings from select literary works. P/NP or letter grading.

Spring 2018: Courses in English

IT 42A Italy through Ages in English: Early Modern Italy

Instructor: Andrea Moudarres

Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Survey of Italy’s unique contribution to Western civilization in development of humanist and Renaissance learning, political and philosophical thought, science, architecture, and arts in cities such as Venice, Padua, Florence, Rome, and Naples. Works by Giotto, Michelangelo, Leonardo, Raphael, Machiavelli, Galileo, and Vico. P/NP or letter grading.

Spring 2018: Courses in Italian

IT 103A Introduction to Classic Italian Literary and Cultural Studies

Instructor: Elissa Tognozzi

Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 100. Taught in Italian. Selected classic works of Italian literature, theater, art, and culture from medieval era to Renaissance and baroque. Emphasis on critical methods and skills for analyzing and interpreting wide range of Italian texts and cultural formations in their historical context and in comparison to contemporary and transnational views. Representative authors may include Saint Francis of Assisi, Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Saint Catherine of Siena, Machiavelli, Giotto, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo, Caravaggio, Gaspara Stampa, Veronica Franco, Ariosto, Tasso, and Galileo. P/NP or letter grading.

Spring 2018: Graduate Courses

IT 214A Studies in Medieval Literature: La Divina Commedia

Instructor: Andrea Moudarres

Lecture, three hours. S/U or letter grading.