Students who begin their study of Italian at DePaul with ITA 202 or higher may substitute a 300-level Italian elective course for any of the required 200-level courses.
ADVANCED COMMUNICATION I
Developing culturally appropriate speech and writing through the study of speech acts and written documents within the context of a systematic study and review of grammar. ITA 106 or equivalent is recommended.
ADVANCED COMMUNICATION II
Focus on the differences between speech and writing with an emphasis on the latter as expressed in compositions, editing and other writing activities. ITA 106 or equivalent is recommended.
ADVANCED COMMUNICATION III
Developing a sophisticated spoken fluency using authentic oral texts as models for elaborated discourse. Written texts and writing exercises reinforce oral expression. ITA 106 or equivalent is recommended.
Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.