Department of Modern Languages & Literature Student Learning Outcomes

Degrees and Student Learning Outcomes:

Student Learning Outcomes for the French Major

The French major will be able to:

  1. Communicate orally in French in accordance with the criteria of ACTFL’s* Intermediate High level in speaking.
  2. Comprehend spoken French in accordance with the criteria of ACTFL’s Advanced Low level in listening.
  3. Write in French in accordance with the criteria of ACTFL’s Intermediate High level in writing.
  4. Read in French in accordance with the criteria of ACTFL’s Advanced Low level in reading.
  5. Demonstrate insightful and complex understanding of the target language culture(s) and function comfortably in a wide range of social situations in the target language environment(s)

Student Learning Outcomes for the Spanish Major

The Spanish major will be able to:

  1. Communicate orally entirely in target language in both everyday and professional/academic settings with a high degree of phonetic, syntactic and semantic accuracy ACTFL* advanced level).
  2. Comprehend complex information provided orally at the normal conversational tempo of a native speaker (ACTFL* advanced level).
  3. Write with proficiency to contrast, criticize, analyze, defend opinions, and advance and support a thesis (ACTFL advanced level).
  4. Comprehend and interpret challenging and diverse reading material in the target language (ACTFL advanced level).
  5. Demonstrate insightful and complex understanding of the target language culture(s) and function comfortably in a wide range of social situations in the target language environment(s).

 

* ACTFL refers to the “American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages” Proficiency Guidelines.

 

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