Hispanic Studies

Welcome to the Hispanic Studies webpage. On this page you'll find the mission of the department, departmental student learning goals, a curricular map and assessment schedule, and progress made from the most recent Program Review Action Plan (2010-2011). If you have questions about the assessment findings or questions about the department, please contact Elena Sanchez Mora, Hispanic Studies Department Chair, at [email protected]

MISSION

STUDENT LEARNING GOALS

GOAL 1 Acquire communicative proficiency in Spanish at the appropriate level according to the ACTFL Performance Guidelines.

Objective 1 Demonstrate an ability to comprehend texts and spoken language.

Objective 2 Demonstrate an ability to present content in written and oral form.

Objective 3 Demonstrate an ability to interact and negotiate meaning.

GOAL 2 Develop an understanding of the diversity of the Hispanic world and apply that cultural awareness across the curriculum, in Spanish, at the appropriate level.

Objective 1 Demonstrate an understanding of the racial, ethnic, gender, religious, socio-economic, political diversity within and across the Hispanic world.

Objective 2 Demonstrate an understanding of the diversity that is particular to the Hispanic world in relationship to that of ones' own culture.

Objective 3 Demonstrate an ability to interact appropriately with Hispanic or Heritage Spanish speakers locally or abroad.  

GOAL 3 Develop and apply analytical and critical skills across the language, literature, linguistics and culture areas of the curriculum, in Spanish, at the appropriate level.

Objective 1 Demonstrate the ability to understand and apply relevant terms and concepts.

Objective 2 Develop the ability to identify and explain the formal components of a subject of study.

Objective 3 Develop the ability to identify and explain how historical and social contexts influence a subject of study.  

GOAL 4 Demonstrate, in Spanish, an understanding of Hispanic Studies as an interdisciplinary field in the Humanities at the appropriate level.

Objective 1 Demonstrate in spoken and written language the ability to understand and explore relationships between the subjects we cover in Hispanic Studies and how they intersect with other Humanities disciplines.

Objective 2 Demonstrate through research in Spanish the ability to partake in the rich cultural, social, political, historical and intellectual life of a diverse Hispanic world.

CURRICULAR MAP and ASSESSMENT SCHEDULE

Curricular map HISP 211 HISP 212 HISP 312 HISP 394
Departmental
Learning Goals
Intermediate Spanish Intensive Reading Written/Oral Comm II Capstone Project
A (exit lang. requirement) B (enter major) I (exit intro sequence) A (exit major)
GOAL 1 X (F13) X (F15) X (F14) X (F17)
GOAL 2 X (F18) X (F17)
GOAL 3 X (F17)
GOAL 4