Italian Studies is an affiliated program that's curriculum is made up of courses offered by multiple departments on campus. Below are courses currently on offer for this academic year, as well as a complete listing of the course Italian Studies currently approved to count toward the completion of the major or minor.
* Indicates course may be petitioned for credit toward the Italian Studies major and minor.
Course Offerings 2018-19
LIIT 1A/AX – Italian Conversation (Elke Riebeling)
LTIT 2A – Intermediate Italian (Adriana De Marchi Gherini)
LTIT 100 – Introduction to Literatures in Italian (Adriana De Marchi Gherini)
VIS 120B – Roman Art (Sheldon Nodelman)*
HIEU 103 – Decline and Fall/Roman Empire (Edward Watts)*
POLI 120H – European Integration (David Fisk)*
LTIT 2B – Intermediate Italian II (Adriana De Marchi Gherini)
LTIT 115 – Medieval Studies (Stephanie Jed)
LTEU 140 – Italian Literature in Translation (Adriana De Marchi Gherini)*
POLI 110B – Sovereigns, Subjects, and the Modern State: Political Thought from Machiavelli to Rousseau (David Wiens)*
LTIT 50 – Advanced Italian (Adriana De Marchi Gherini)
POLI 120I – Politics in Italy (Matthew Bergman)*
LTTH 150 – Primo Levi: Humanities and Science*
Italian Studies Curriculum
Additional courses counting toward a major/minor in Italian Studies are offered on a year to year basis. As these often cannot be listed in the catalog in advance, those courses are marked with an * indicating that students will need to submit an Undergraduate Petition [PDF] to count the course toward the completion of the major or minor.
For description of courses listed below, see appropriate departmental listing in the UCSD Catalog.
HIEU 113 Rule, Conflict and Dissent in the Middle Ages
HIEU 120 The Renaissance in Italy
HIEU 122 Politics, Italian Renaissance Style
HIEU 199 Independent Study for Undergraduates
LIIT 1A-B-C Italian Conversation (prerequisite for UD courses)
LTIT 2A-B Advanced Italian (prerequisite for UD courses)
LTIT 50 Advanced Italian (prerequisite for UD courses)
LTIT 100 Introduction to Italian Literature
LTIT 110 Selected Topics in Italian Literature (may be repeated for credit as topics vary)
LTIT 115 Medieval Studies
LTIT 122 Studies in Modern Italian Culture
LTIT 137 Studies in Modern Italian Prose
LTIT 143 Major Italian Authors
LTIT 161 Advanced Stylistics and Conversation
LTIT 192 Seminar
LTIT 196 Honors Thesis
LTIT 198 Directed Group Study
LTIT 199 Special Studies
MUS 113 Topics in Classic, Romantic, and Modern Music*
TDHT 104 Italian Comedy*
VIS 122CN Defining High Renaissance Art
VIS 122D Michelangelo
VIS 128B Topics in Early Modern Art History*
VIS 129B Seminar in Early Modern Art History*
In any given semester there are likely classes offered (special topics courses, new courses, seminars), not listed above, that will count toward this major or minor through petition. In order for a course to be eligible for petition 50% of the course content must be related to a student's major or minor field of study.
To petition a course students need to:
1. Fill out an Undergraduate General Student Petition [PDF]
2. Gather supporting documentation (syllabi, course descriptions, and/or written student work)
3. Turn in the completed Undergraduate General Student Petition and supporting documentation to the CAESAR Programs Coordinator.