Bachelor of Arts in Spanish:
Upon successful completion of the B.A. in Spanish, students will be able to:
1. 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.
2. 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).
3. 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.
4. 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.