Discuss and analyze Italian literature
Read, understand, and analyze all Italian literature selections listed in the syllabus.
Write a critical and analytical paper in Italian
By the end of the semester, successful students will have written a critical and analytical paper on a topic of their choice, incorporating existing peer-reviewed research and adding their own assessment and original ideas to the discourse.
Communicate effectively in Italian
Formulate and express both orally and in writing critical arguments about the readings listed in the syllabus. Successful students will place at the "Advanced" level in speaking, listening, writing, and reading on the ACTFL Proficiency scale.