Sep 28, 2022  
Undergraduate Bulletin 2016-2017 
Undergraduate Bulletin 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Italian - B.A.

Major Requirements:

Thirty-two semester hours beyond ITAL 102 , including ITAL 255  and ITAL 256 , and two literature courses selected in consultation with the MFL advisor. Students must register for course intensification in order to count ITAL 260 ITAL 263 ITAL 264 , ITAL 275 , ITAL 276 , ITAL 277 , or ITAL 295  toward the major. A minimum of one-half the courses in the major field must be completed at Dominican.

Italian Education

Teacher Licensure: Italian grades K-12

Students who wish to teach Italian in kindergarten through 12th grades complete a major in Italian and complete the School of Education’s Teacher Education Program for K-12 licensure.

Additional Italian Education Requirements

  • Two assessments must be completed prior to clinical practice: 
    • Cultures, Literatures, and Cross-Disciplinary Concepts assessment
    • Linguistic Terms Analysis and Presentation
  • Professional education courses including EDUC 404 - Instructional Strategies for Teaching Modern Foreign Language in the K-12 Classroom  
  • Teacher candidates who want to teach a language at the secondary level and are seeking the K-12 certificate must take the Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP) as well as a specific content area test in the language.  
  • 100 hours of field experience
  • Oral Proficiency Interview: students must score at the minimum of advanced low level
  • State Required edTPA
  • Clinical Practice (one full semester) split between an elementary and either a middle or a secondary school classroom

For more information about K-12 licensure, see the School of Education  section of this bulletin.