2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived]

Language Studies Learning Outcomes

Outcome 1: Use the Tools of Critical Analysis—Use the tools of critical analysis, whether linguistic, cultural, or literary.
1.1 Linguistic tool: Identify elements, categories, and relations in selected or naturally occurring sets of linguistic evidence.
Foundational Studies 2: Critically evaluate the ideas of others.
1.2 Literary tool: Identify genre, literary devices, movement and period.
Foundational Studies 2: Critically evaluate the ideas of others.
1.3 Cultural tool: Identify social structures, cultural practices and products in their historical context.
Foundational Studies 2: Critically evaluate the ideas of others.
Outcome 2: Demonstrate Knowledge of How Languages Operate.
2.1 Language Operation: Identify and analyze differences between languages.
2.2 Language Operation: Make generalizations about language based on recognition of its systematic nature.
2.3 Language Operation: Recognize that languages vary over time, space, and social groups
Outcome 3: Communicate in One or More Languages.
3.1 Communication: Communicate appropriately in accordance with one’s highest level of course work.
Foundational Studies 10: Express themselves effectively, professionally, and persuasively both orally and in writing.
Outcome 4: Extrapolate how to Acquire a Subsequent Language.
4.1 Subsequent Language: Recognize and assess one’s own individual language learning strategies.
4.2 Subsequent Language: Predict one’s own language learning difficulties and construct strategies to overcome them
Outcome 5: Cultural Information—Locate, organize, evaluate, and meaningfully apply information about culture(s).
5.1 Cultural Information: Demonstrate understanding of the constructed nature of culture.
5.2 Cultural Information: Reflectively compare cultures and civilizations, reflect on cultural differences, values and beliefs.
5.3 Cultural Information: Analyze literary and cultural texts in relation to perspectives of the target culture(s).