CUGS - Italian

CUGS - Italian

Certificate of Undergraduate Study (CUGS) in Italian

Christine Larsen-Britt
Program Advisor
Bunce Hall, Suite 218

Alessandra Mirra
Program Mentor
Bunce Hall 351C
856.256.4500 x53235

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The Certificate of Undergraduate Study (CUGS) in Italian (Major Code U103), which may be declared either in the department of World Languages in Bunce Hall, Suite 305, or with Christine Larsen-Britt ( of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean's Office, Bunce Hall, Suite 257, recognizes students' completion of 12 s.h. in Italian, which corresponds to Intermediate-level proficiency in the language. Intermediate-level proficiency in a foreign language is a valuable credential, as it represents the ability to live independently in a foreign country with a substantial degree of success. In general, according to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), Intermediate-level speakers are able to create with the language, combining and recombining learned material to provide personal information, speak in sentences on a variety of familiar topics, ask questions, and initiate, sustain and conclude a simple social or transactional task.

Certificate of Undergraduate Study in Italian 12 s.h.
The requirements include the following four, 3 s.h. courses:
ITAL 04.101 Elementary Italian I
ITAL 04.102 Elementary Italian II
ITAL 04.201 Intermediate Italian I
ITAL 04.211 Intermediate Italian II

Students may satisfy program requirements through coursework completed at Rowan University, transfer credits obtained from coursework at other institutions, and study abroad. Credits obtained from higher level coursework in Italian may also be transferred in to substitute for any of the four courses listed above.

All courses must be passed with a letter grade of "C-" or better and no courses may be taken P/NC. Students planning to Study Abroad must meet with the Coordinator in order to determine course equivalents.