Department of Foreign Languages Mission Statement and Learning Outcomes

Mission Statement: 

The Department of Foreign Languages promotes global awareness and intercultural understanding by providing instruction in various languages. We prepare majors and minors to function effectively in a foreign language by offering courses in literature, culture, linguistics, pedagogy and language for professional purposes. 

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate speaking and listening proficiency in the language they are studying.
  2. Demonstrate writing ability, including a command of grammar and appropriate usage to express their ideas.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to write in different styles.
  4. Write an analysis of a literary or cultural work in the language.
  5. Describe and explain aspects of the culture(s) of the language being studied.

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