Every year a Fulbright language instructor comes to Villanova through the Fulbright FLTA program.
For 2019-2020 we have Alene O'Malley. More information to come soon!
The two courses below will count toward the concentration in Irish Studies. A minor in Irish Studies will require three courses in addition to the two listed below. At least one from the English Department (ENG 2450 or 2500) and one from the History Department (HIS 2286 or 3216) will be required.
IS 1111: Introductory Irish Language I
Groundwork in Irish (Gaelic), including oral proficiency,aural comprehension, and reading knowledge; for students with no prior knowledge of Irish. Supplementary language laboratory work and oral drills. 4.00 credits
IS 1112 Introductory Irish Language II
Groundwork in Irish (Gaelic), including oral proficiency,aural comprehension and reading knowledge; for students with one semester of Irish study completed. Supplementary language laboratory work and oral drills. Students should have completed IS 1111 or equivalent. 4.00 credits
IS 1121 Intermediate Irish Language.
Offered either in the Fall or Spring semester, Intermediate Irish I, is a lower level intermediary course designed for students who have already completed the equivalent of one year of university-level Irish. The main objectives of this module are to consolidate, and expand the language and communicative skills acquired in introductory level courses and to build cultural competencies. The learner interacts and collaborates with classmates while creating with the language in meaningful, realistic contexts