ITAX - Italian Education Abroad

ITAX100 Introduction to Italian Language and Culture (3 Credits)

Open to students with no previous training in Italian, the course introduces features of the Italian language needed for interaction in everyday practical situations, such as the caffe, restaurant, accommodation and in shops. The course satisfies a limited number of immediate needs necessary for survival in the target language culture. Cultural topics, such as Italian gestures, the Italian family, the working world, religion, and women in Italy, will also be studied in order to familiarize the student with certain aspects of contemporary Italian society and culture.

Additional Information: This course is offered as part of the Maryland-in-Rome study abroad program. Students must apply for this program through Education Abroad: More information at ter.ps/UMRome. Education Abroad processes registrations for this course on behalf of students.

ITAX201 Cultural Diversity in Italy (3 Credits)

The different practices and experiences of cultural diversity and its challenges in contemporary Italy. The course will analyze the transition of Italy from a country of emigration to a country of both emigration and immigration.

Additional Information: This course is offered as part of the Maryland-in-Rome study abroad program. Students must apply for this program through Education Abroad: More information at ter.ps/UMRome. Education Abroad processes registrations for this course on behalf of students.