Sep 24, 2018  
2018-2019 GCC Catalog 
  
2018-2019 GCC Catalog

CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Italian Studies, A.A.


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With this degree, you will be able to transfer to the following majors:

At Central Connecticut State University Italian, B.A.
At Eastern Connecticut State University Italian, B.A.
At Souterhn Connecticut State University Italian, B.A.
At Western Connecticut State University Italian, B.A.

Here is the recommended course of study for the Italian Studies Transfer Degree.  If you are studying part-time, simply follow the order of the courses listed here. Note that not all courses will be available every semester. You will notice that in many instances you will be able to choose the specific course you will take from within a category.

Please contact a campus advisor for this program:

First Semester


  • ENG* 101 - Composition 3 credits
  • ITA* 101 - Elementary Italian I 3 credits
  • Choose one course in Critical Analysis and Logical Thinking 3 credits
  • Choose one course in Aesthetic Dimensions 3 credits
  • Unrestricted Elective* 3 credits
  • *You are free to choose any courses at or above the 100-level to complete unrestricted electives, although you may need to use some of these credits to take a math course that prepares you for the required level of math in your program. If you begin Italian at a higher level than ITA 101, you will receive additional unrestricted electives. You should also consider using unrestricted electives to begin work on completing a minor. Central Connecticut State University will require that you complete a minor by earning at least 18 credits in one area outside your major field; you must complete at least 9 of those minor credits at Central. You can also complete other General Education requirements for Central, Southern, and Western Connecticut State Universities, and Charter Oak State College–but not Eastern. Your advisor will help you to determine which courses to select.

Total Semester Credits: 15


Second Semester


  • ITA* 102 - Elementary Italian II 3 credits
  • Choose one course in Written Communication II 3 credits
  • Choose one course in Scientific Reasoning 3-4 credits
  • Choose one course in Quantitative Reasoning 3-4 credits
  • Unrestricted Elective* 3 credits
  • *You are free to choose any courses at or above the 100-level to complete unrestricted electives, although you may need to use some of these credits to take a math course that prepares you for the required level of math in your program. If you begin Italian at a higher level than ITA 101, you will receive additional unrestricted electives. You should also consider using unrestricted electives to begin work on completing a minor. Central Connecticut State University will require that you complete a minor by earning at least 18 credits in one area outside your major field; you must complete at least 9 of those minor credits at Central. You can also complete other General Education requirements for Central, Southern, and Western Connecticut State Universities, and Charter Oak State College–but not Eastern. Your advisor will help you to determine which courses to select.

Total Semester Credits: 15-17


Third Semester


Begin the transfer application process in your third semester or the semester before you plan to graduate. FAFSA becomes available October 1.

  • ITA* 201 - Intermediate Italian I 3 credits
  • Choose one course in Scientific Knowledge and Understanding 3-4 credits
  • Choose one course in Social Phenomena 3 credits
  • Choose one course in General Education I - Creativity 3 credits
  • Unrestricted Elective* 3 credits
  • *You are free to choose any courses at or above the 100-level to complete unrestricted electives, although you may need to use some of these credits to take a math course that prepares you for the required level of math in your program. If you begin Italian at a higher level than ITA 101, you will receive additional unrestricted electives. You should also consider using unrestricted electives to begin work on completing a minor. Central Connecticut State University will require that you complete a minor by earning at least 18 credits in one area outside your major field; you must complete at least 9 of those minor credits at Central. You can also complete other General Education requirements for Central, Southern, and Western Connecticut State Universities, and Charter Oak State College–but not Eastern. Your advisor will help you to determine which courses to select.

Total Semester Credits: 15-16


Fourth Semester


During your last semester at GCC, don’t forget to apply for graduation!

  • ITA* 202 - Intermediate Italian II 3 credits
  • Choose one course in Oral Communications 3 credits
  • Choose one course in Historical Knowledge and Understanding 3 credits
  • Choose one course in General Education II - Global Knowledge 3 credits
  • Unrestricted Elective* 3 credits
  • *You are free to choose any courses at or above the 100-level to complete unrestricted electives, although you may need to use some of these credits to take a math course that prepares you for the required level of math in your program. If you begin Italian at a higher level than ITA 101, you will receive additional unrestricted electives. You should also consider using unrestricted electives to begin work on completing a minor. Central Connecticut State University will require that you complete a minor by earning at least 18 credits in one area outside your major field; you must complete at least 9 of those minor credits at Central. You can also complete other General Education requirements for Central, Southern, and Western Connecticut State Universities, and Charter Oak State College–but not Eastern. Your advisor will help you to determine which courses to select.

Total Semester Credits: 15


Total Program Credits: 61


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