Apr 21, 2024  
2022-2023 University Bulletin 
2022-2023 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Italian - B.A.

Major Requirements:

Thirty-two semester hours beyond ITAL 102  , including ITAL 255  and ITAL 256 . Any three-credit course taught in English requires a one-credit directed study for the course to count towards the degree. No more than two 1.5 credit courses may be counted towards 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

Students pursuing Foreign Language K-12 licensure must first be admitted into the Teacher Education Program (TEP) before pursuing the required Education courses.

  • 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.