World Languages and Cultures, B.A. Student Learning Outcomes

College Liberal Arts and Sciences
Major World Languages and Cultures
Degree B.A.
Date Revised February 2019

Student Learning Outcomes and Proposed Methods for Collecting Data (from Assessment Plan)

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Writing proficiency to articulate independent ideas in standard written language at the IH level or above.
  2. Understanding of a wide range of written materials at the IH level or above, i.e., reading for comprehension, critical thinking, textual analysis and developing a compelling argument.
  3. Oral proficiency in a variety of speaking situations at the Intermediate High (IH) level (as defined by the ACTFL guidelines) or above. Students will be able to express themselves in a grammatically correct and phonetically understandable fashion at the required level.
  4. An understanding of the target culture(s) related to the language studied. This will include demonstrating knowledge of cultural norms and differences, historical, social, economic, political, artistic expression or other aspects of culture.

Methods of Assessment

  • Pre- and Post-Skills Tests (1, 2)
  • Pre and Post Language Self-Assessment (1-4)
  • Electronic Portfolio (1, 2, 4)  Oral Assessment (3)
  • Culture Assessment (4)
  • Exit Questionnaire (1-4)

Last Updated

AAE updated September 2019

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