Italian Civilization from the Beginning to 1600

Italian Civilization from the Beginning to 1600
Survey of history, music, architecture, literature, and arts that shaped the Italian culture and civilization from the beginning through the Renaissance.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 RecommendedItal 340.
 NoteFulfills GE Arts elective.
 TaughtWinter even years
Course Outcomes

Italian culture and history

Students will recognize important cultural, political, and religious figures, events, and movements in Italy from the Etruscan period to the Counter-Reformation by creating a timeline and taking two written exams.

Critical skills and informed aesthetic judgment

Develop critical skills and informed aesthetic judgment by participating in class discussions as we analyze works of art, architecture, artifacts, literature, and music.

Research Skills

Conduct research on an Italian cultural phenomenon of significant impact by locating and evaluating peer-reviewed sources.

Effective communication in Italian

Communicate effectively in Italian both orally and in writing by creating and presenting an imaginary museum exhibit catalog which traces a cultural phenomenon across a span of Italian history.