Foreign Languages

Program Purpose: The foreign language courses prepare students with communication skills in a second language and provide an understanding of the respective cultures of the target language. All of the foreign language courses provide instruction to develop proficiency skills in aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. The beginning level courses introduce basic grammar, vocabulary, communicative functions, and culture. The intermediate level courses continue development of proficiency skills through discussion of films, periodicals, and literary works to increase vocabulary, cultural awareness, and knowledge of linguistic variations.

Program Description:  The Foreign Language program includes instruction in Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and American Sign Language.

 COURSE LEVEL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  1. Communication
  2. Social Interaction and Life Skills

PROGRAM LEVEL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  1. Listen and comprehend a passage in the target language in a variety of contexts and formats
  2. Write clearly and accurately in a variety of contexts and formats in the target language
  3. Read and comprehend a passage in the target language from a variety of contexts and formats
  4. Speak clearly and accurately in both formal and informal settings in the target language
  5. Demonstrate awareness of cultural conventions

PROGRAM MAPPING:

I: This program-level student learning outcome is INTRODUCED is this course.
P: This program-level student learning outcome is PRACTICED in this course.
M: This program-level student learning outcome is MASTERED in this course.
Leave blank if program-level student learning outcome is not addressed.

Courses PLSLO #1 PLSLO #2 PLSLO #3 PLSLO #4 PLSLO #5
FREN V01 M P P P P
FREN V02 M P P P P
FREN V03 M M M M P
FREN V04 M M M M P
FREN V51A M     P P
FREN V51B M     P P
FREN V51C M     P P
GERM V01 M P P P P
GERM V02 M P P P P
GERM V03 M M M M P
GERM V04 M M M M P
GERM V51A M     P P
GERM V51B M     P P
GERM V51C M     P P
ITAL V01 M P P P P
ITAL V02 M P P P P
ITAL V03 M M M M P
ITAL V04 M M M M P
ITAL V51A M     P P
ITAL V51B M     P P
JAPN V01 M P P P P
JAPN V02 M P P P P
JAPN V51A M     P P
JAPN V51B M     P P
SPAN V01 M P P P P
SPAN V02 M P P P P
SPAN V03 M M M M P
SPAN V03S M M M M P
SPAN V04 M M M M P
SPAN V04S M M M M P
SPAN V20 M M M P P
SPAN V51A M     P P
SPAN V51B M     P P