Dec 07, 2023  
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2020-2021 
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Spanish Major Learning Outcomes

B.A. in Spanish
B.A. in Spanish, Secondary Education Concentration

Students who complete their studies in the Spanish program are expected to:

  1. Be proficient in Spanish at the Intermediate-High (for Elementary and Early Childhood Education double majors) or Advanced-Low level (for Spanish and Spanish Education majors), as measured by a (Simulated) Oral Proficiency Interview
  2. Express in writing their ideas, beliefs, and world-views on a range of topics narrating in all major time frames (i.e., past, present, future) and having a good control of tense and aspect
  3. Use advanced grammatical structures, some idiomatic expressions, and narrative devices in their speaking and writing
  4. Evaluate and critique their own work, and that of others
  5. Interpret Spanish and Latin American literature, poetry, theater, cinema, and other forms of media from different periods with an appropriate control of literary terms and concepts of literary critique, and use of formal, stylistic, and thematic elements in their readings and writings
  6. Describe the linguistic features of the Spanish language, including the morphosyntactic, phonetic, semantic, pragmatic and dialectical differences of the language
  7. Have knowledge of Hispanic cultures and communities around the world, recognizing their contribution to the global community, by comparing and contrasting this knowledge with that of the home culture using primary and secondary sources