Department Learning Outcomes

Outcomes for the Major:

  • Language Competence: Students will have the necessary communication skills to succeed academically in a Spanish speaking country.
  • Textual Competence: Students will be able to research and analyze literary, filmic, and cultural texts with attention to relevant social, artistic, political, historical, economic and linguistic issues from an interdisciplinary perspective.
  • Cultural Understanding: Students will be able to comprehend and analyze linguistic, social, artistic, political, historical, and economic issues related to the Hispanic world in general, and especially those cultural issues related to the country in which they studied.

 

Outcomes for the Minor:

  • Language Competence: Students will attain sufficient written and oral proficiency in Spanish to research, discuss, and write about topics relevant to Spanish-speaking countries.
  • Textual Competence: Students will be able to analyze texts in Spanish with attention to relevant social, artistic, political, historical, economic, and linguistic issues.
  • Cultural Understanding: Students will be able to comprehend and analyze linguistic, social, artistic, political, historical, and economic issues related to the Hispanic world.