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Student Outcomes

General Objectives for Minor/Major Courses in Foreign Languages

  1. To attain at least Advanced Low (according to standards set out by the American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages, ACTFL) level in A. reading, B. writing, C. aural comprehension, and D. speaking
  2. To use critical skills to analyze literary and cultural texts logically, fairly, and insightfully
  3. To use research skills to support literary and cultural analyses
  4. To understand the perspectives of at least two cultures (including American culture).
  5. To challenge the student both cognitive and culturally through language
  6. To understand the practices and expectations of the professional world