Why learn Italian?
- Italian is the native language of more than 58 million people, worldwide.
- Broaden your understanding and appreciation of Italian culture. Italian influences are evident in everyday life in the United States, especially in fashion, food and architecture.
- Knowledge of a second language is increasingly important as the business industry trends on going global. Italy is the world's fifth largest industrial producer of goods, making Italian speakers a valuable asset to many large, global companies.
First-year Italian Language Courses (4 credits each)
Second-year Italian Language Courses (4 credits each)
Note: Future term data are continually updated. Class offerings may be added, removed, or rescheduled without notice. Check the Ecampus Schedule of Classes frequently for current information.
Students who complete first and second year Italian will be able to:
- Recognize themes of full speed Italian conversations focusing on learned vocabulary.
- Respond to questions using learned grammar and vocabulary.
- Utilize tu and Lei (you) forms correctly.
- Evaluate personal practices in light of new cultural perspectives.
- Aurally identify meaning of simple to complex questions.
Learn from a well-respected university
Italian courses are developed and taught by Oregon State faculty within the Department of World Languages and Cultures and all course material is delivered through multimedia instruction coupled with realistic learning objectives. Students will interact with their classmates through online discussion boards and interactive content to gain competency communicating in Italian. Online students receive the same curriculum and transcripts as our on-campus students.
Transfer your credits
All students enrolled in Oregon State Ecampus classes pay in-state tuition, making online classes affordable and flexible. It is important to note that Oregon State University runs on a quarter system. If you are transferring credits be sure to confirm the transfer policy of your home institution. Learn more about transferring credits.
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