Please note: If you have taken Italian in high school, or have spoken it at home, and would like to continue in that language, please go to the Testing Center and ask to take the placement test.


ITAL 101: Elementary Italian I (4 cr.)
This course is designed for students with no previous or very limited knowledge of the Italian language. Strong emphasis will be placed on acquiring conversational and comprehension skills, using practical and interesting situational materials that will stress both language and culture. Grammatical patterns and syntax will be stressed with the aim that students read and write what they have learned to say and understand. This course is not open to native speakers.

ITAL 102: Elementary Italian II (4 cr.)
Students will build upon skills acquired in the first semester course and will be able to express themselves in a variety of more complex situations in Italian. This course is not open to native speakers. (Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or higher in ITAL 101 or permission of instructor)

Transfer Opportunities

Transfer Agreements by Academic Program: Articulation Agreements are formal agreements between Brookdale and other colleges and universities. These agreements define how the courses you complete at Brookdale will apply to your future bachelor’s degree when you transfer into a baccalaureate program.