2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ITA 260 - Italian Civilization

This course taught in English provides an overview of Italian civilization, covering the major phases of Italian history from the early Greek and Etruscan colonies to the peninsula’s centrality to the Roman empire, from the medieval and early modern divisions of Italy to the Risorgimento and the creation of the Italian nation, from the drama of the wars in the early twentieth century to Italy today. Throughout this survey important political structures, social customs, commercial practices, and the evolution of the Italian language will be discussed, along with major figures in politics, science, and the arts. The course is conducted in English and may count to the Italian major.
Credits: 3
Diversity, Cross-Cultural and Global Perspectives. Written Intensive. Offered in Fall & Spring