All changes become effective the fall semester following Campus Assembly approval.
This discipline is in the Division of the Humanities. The Italian discipline introduces students to the study of the language, literature and culture of Italy. The courses satisfy foreign language and other general education requirements.
The Italian discipline is designed to help students develop a number of skills in Italian, including comprehension and speaking, reading and writing, in order to communicate effectively in Italian on a broad range of topics. The courses are designed to help students develop critical insight into the philosophy and values of another culture as they increase their competence in a second language.
Study Abroad—In light of today's increasingly interdependent world, the UMM Italian discipline endorses study abroad as the most effective means by which to:
á Improve language abilities
á Broaden academic horizons
á Globalize one's world view
á Expand career opportunities
á Advance cross-cultural and problem-solving skills
á Gain confidence in oneself personally and professionally.