Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Comprehend texts in Spanish at the Advanced level as defined by the American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) proficiency guidelines.
    1. Compose texts in Spanish at the intermediate-high level as defined by the ACTFL proficiency guidelines.
  2. Use Spanish, English, and ASL to analyze key aspects of literary, cultural and historical traditions as well as contemporary trends, in the Spanish-speaking world.
  3. Apply both traditional and technology-based research skills to analyze and interpret cultural products and practices of the Spanish-speaking world and cross-cultural traditions and trends in Spanish, English, and ASL.
  4. Use language skills and cultural knowledge to explore cultures of the Spanish-speaking world first-hand through study abroad, internship and/or service-learning opportunities
  5. Use insights gained about Spanish signed and written languages and cultures to better understand their own languages and cultures.