The FLL Department Learning Goals align with the University's
Ten Goals of Undergraduate Education.

Linguistic Proficiency
  1. Students will function in the target language (speaking, writing, listening, and reading).
  1. Attain effective skills in oral and written communication; use of information technology.
  1. Be able to work and learn both independently and collaboratively.
Cultural Understanding
  1. a. Students will demonstrate understanding of cultural practices, products and perspectives in the target culture(s).
  1. b. Students will experience the target culture firsthand and reflect on their experience, thus gaining new perspectives on their own culture as well.
  1. Develop an international perspective
  1. Expand understanding and appreciation of human creativity and diverse forms of aesthetic and intellectual expression
  1. Develop the ability to integrate academic knowledge with experiences that extend classroom boundaries
  1. Understand U.S. society including the significance of its cultural diversity
Appreciation of World Literatures
  1. Students will analyze and interpret literature in the target language.
  1. Understand diverse ways of thinking that underlie the search for knowledge in the arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences
  1. Learn to think critically to solve problems
  1. Engage questions of ethics and recognize responsibilities to self, community, and society at large
  1. Develop intellectual curiosity, confidence, and engagement that will lead to lifelong learning