Graduate Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes for M.A. in Spanish

  1. Students will speak and write in Spanish at the Advanced High proficiency level or higher, as defined in the ACTFL Guidelines.

  2. Students will read and listen in Spanish at the Advanced High proficiency level or higher, as defined in the ACTFL Guidelines.

  3. Students will demonstrate a critical understanding of the literatures of the Spanish-speaking world.

  4. Students will demonstrate a critical understanding of the linguistics of the Spanish-speaking world.

  5. Students will demonstrate a critical understanding of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.

  6. Students will use appropriate research methods and practices in literature, linguistics, and cultural studies to develop an academic research paper and presentation in Spanish.

  7. Students will demonstrate best practices in language teaching and second language acquisition.