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Academic Program Guide


Italian


ACADEMIC MAP (Effective Summer 2017 and after)

This map is a term-by-term sample course schedule. The milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep you on course to graduate in four years. The Sample Schedule serves as a general guideline to help you build a full schedule each term. The Genral Education and Elective courses must be selected to satisfy all area and multicultural requirements unless your program meets these requirements with major courses. Milestones are courses and special requirements necessary for timely progress to complete a major. Missing milestones will result in one of two types of map registration stops. The first level (Degree Map Off track) is placed following grade posting if the student has missed a milestone (course and/or GPA) for the first time in the major. If a student is in non-compliance with milestones for two (2) consecutive semesters (excluding summers), a Major Change Required stop is placed on the student's registration.

The Italian major requires thirty (30) semester hours numbered above 2220, including ITA 2240, 3420, 3421, at least one 3000-level literature course in Italian (ITW 3100, 3101), and a minimum of twelve semester hours at the 4000 level. A maximum of six semester hours from among the following coursework may count toward the thirty semester hour requirement: ITT 3430, 3500, 3501, 3520, 3523r. Students with previous experience (such as high school study, study abroad, or native fluency) must consult the Italian Division for appropriate placement before enrolling. Majors must complete 12-18 hours for a minor. All courses taken to fulfill the 30 hours of major course work must be taken for a letter grade. A grade of C minus or better must be earned in each course applied toward any major or minor degree earned in the department.

Placement tests are available only for French, German and Spanish. If you are placed above a milestone, it is important that you continue with the next milestone in its place. Students with any language proficiency must consult an advisor in the Department of Modern Languages for proper course placement. Total hours above 120 vary based on language proficiency level of student.

Mapping Coordinator: Shellie Camp
Email: scamp@fsu.edu

Sample Schedule

Term 1 hrs
ENC1101 Freshman Composition3
1st GE Core Mathematics3
GE Core Social Science3
GE Core Humanities/Cultural Practice3
ITA 1120 Elementary Italian I4
Milestones 1
Complete ENC1101 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete ITA1120 (if needed*)
Term 2 hrs
ENC2135 Research, Genre, and Context 3
2nd GE Mathematics or Statistics3
GE Natural Science3
GE History3
ITA 1121 Elementary Italian II4
Milestones 2
Complete ENC2135 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete 1st GE Mathematics ( ≥ C minus )
Complete ITA1121 (if needed*)
Term 3 hrs
GE Ethics3
GE Natural Science w/Lab4
CGS2060 Computer Fluency or accepted alternative3
ITA 2220 Reading and Conversation 4
Milestones 3
Complete ITA2220 (if needed*)
Complete 2nd GE Mathematics or Statistics course ( ≥ C minus )
Term 4 hrs
GE Social Science3
GE Humanities/Cultural Practice3
ITA 2240 Conversation3
Minor3
Elective3
Milestones 4
Complete E-Series Writing Course
Term 5 hrs
ITA 3420 Grammar and Composition I3
ITA/ITT 3XXX3
Minor3
Minor3
Elective3
Milestones 5
Complete ITA3420
Term 6 hrs
ITA 3421 Grammar and Composition II3
ITA/ITT 3XXX3
ITW 3100 Survey of Italian Literature: Origins through 18th-Century or ITW 3101 Survey of Italian Literature: 19th- and 20th-Centuries 3
Minor3
Elective 3
Milestones 6
Complete ITA3421
Complete Scholarship in Practice Course
Term 7 hrs
ITA 4410 Advanced Italian Conversation (Oral Communication Competency)3
ITA/ITW 4XXX3
Minor3
Elective3
Elective3
Milestones 7
Complete ITW3100 or 3101
Complete Pre-Graduation Check
Term 8 hrs
ITA/ITW 4XXX3
ITA/ITW 4XXX3
Elective3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Milestones 8
Apply for Graduation in 1st two weeks

Employment Information
Representative Job Titles Related to this Major(Baccalaureate level): International business expert, International relations expert, International banker, Embassy/Consulate employee, University Study Abroad program employee, High-school teacher of Italian, Teacher of English abroad, Art Curator and Museum Manager, Publishing consultant, Interpreter, Translator, Travel agent, Hotel/Restaurant management jobs, Film Industry jobs(producer, writer), Music Industry jobs. With further study: High School Teacher, Community College and University Professor, Publisher, University Administration, Diplomat, International Attorney, Museum Director and Curator.

Representative Employers: School Boards, Travel Agencies, Airlines, Libraries, Museums, Colleges or Universities, Departments of Justice, State or Defense, United Nations, Publishers, ACTION, Peace Corps, International Business, CIA, FBI, USIA, AID, Social Service Agencies, State Governments

International Opportunities: International study is available for all students and may include opportunities for internships or taking course work towards various majors and minors. International study may have an impact on the MAP; therefore, it is important to consult with the academic advisor before participating. Interested students can find information about international study, research, internships, and service opportunities at: global.fsu.edu/undergraduate-students/going-abroad.

This Map is not a contract, either expressed or implied, between the University and the student, but represents a flexible program of the current curriculum which may be altered from time to time to carry out the academic objectives of the University. The University specifically reserves the right to change, delete or add to any Map at any time within the student’s period of study at the University.



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