Graduates of the programs of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures will have demonstrated the following:

  1. Linguistic Proficiency / Communication Skills in the target language

    Students will function in the target language (speaking, writing, listening, and reading).

  2. Cultural Understanding / International Experience

    1. Students will demonstrate understanding of cultural practices, products, and perspectives in the target culture(s).
    2. Students will experience the target culture firsthand and reflect on their experience, thus gaining new perspectives on their own culture as well.
  3. Appreciation of World Literatures

    Students will analyze and interpret literature in the target language.