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The majors
    - French
    - Spanish

• Interdisciplinary Minors in
    French or Spanish

The language requirement

Experiencing language
   beyond the classroom
    - French
    - Spanish

Study Abroad

Learning Resources
    - Chinese
    - French
    - German
    - Spanish

What are our graduates
   doing?

• Outcomes

Faculty

Courses
    - Chinese
    - French
    - German
    - Spanish

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Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the major or combined major in French and Spanish should be able to

  • Identify cultural practices, products, and perspectives related to the literature, history, arts, and everyday life of the French/Spanish-speaking world.

  • Compare and contrast their own cultures and the French- or Spanish-speaking cultures they study.

  • Demonstrate spontaneous receptive proficiency (reading and listening) at advanced low or advanced mid level of the ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) proficiency guidelines.

  • Demonstrate spontaneous productive proficiency (speaking and writing) at intermediate high or advanced low level of the ACTFL proficiency guidelines.

  • Analyze in writing and speech different types of “texts” to which they are exposed.

  • Recognize the interdisciplinary nature of foreign language study.

  • Independently seek out cultural practices, products and perspectives of the French- or Spanish-speaking world that enrich their lives and suit their personal and professional interests.