Student Learning Outcomes by Major

Student Learning Outcomes for French Major

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

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

  3. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the literatures of the French-speaking world.

  4. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the cultures of the French-speaking world.

  5. Students will use their French to interact with French and Francophone communities at home, abroad, and in their careers.

  6. Students will demonstrate linguistic and intercultural competence to use their French in professional contexts.

Student Learning Outcomes for German Studies Major

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

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

  3. Students will demonstrate skills of critical thinking and aesthetic interpretation through structured interpretive writing.

  4. Students will develop knowledge of contemporary Germany and the European context, including historical and political understanding of the German context.

  5. Students will develop basic familiarity with the task of translation from German into English as a professional use of linguistic skills.

Student Learning Outcomes for Spanish

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

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

  3. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the literatures of the Spanish-speaking world.

  4. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the linguistics of the Spanish-speaking world.

  5. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.

  6. Students will use their Spanish with Hispanic and Latino communities at home, abroad, and in their careers.

  7. Students will demonstrate linguistic and intercultural competence to use their Spanish in professional contexts.