Spanish

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Spanish major may lead to a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. A minor in Spanish is also available.

B.A. in Spanish

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Spanish program, students will be able to:   

  • Speak in Spanish at an Intermediate-High level or above (ACTFL). Students will narrate and describe in major time frames (past, present, and future) and will be able to produce connected discourse of paragraph length.

  • Research and write at an Advanced-Low level (ACTFL). Students will read and demonstrate literacy skills using texts in Spanish (e.g., short stories, poetry, essays, academic articles, journalistic texts).

  • Demonstrate a metacognitive knowledge of the main features of the Spanish language. Students will demonstrate understanding of the linguistic differences and similarities between English and Spanish and their cultural context.

  • Use Spanish language in bilingual settings locally and abroad. Students will use Spanish language acquired in practical immersion to build their intercultural and career skills.