Languages and Cultures DAP

Welcome to the Languages and Cultures 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 (2012-2013). If you have questions about the assessment findings or questions about the department, please contact Sarah Pruett, Languages and Cultures Department Chair, at [email protected].

MISSION

STUDENT LEARNING GOALS

CURRICULAR MAP and ASSESSMENT SCHEDULE

Curricular map 211 level, CHIN, JAPN,
FREN, GERM
211 level, LATN, GREK ESL, all courses EBS 210/211 300 level,
all courses
JAPN 321A FREN 330 LATN 333 CHIN 321 GERM 212 GERM 324 GERM 349

CC Learning Goals:
Language Proficiency Assessed (X)

                       

Goal 1: Communicate basic needs
and ideas in the target language.

2015-2016, 2016-2017,
reading focus
                     

Goal 2: Read ancient texts of
moderate difficulty in Latin or Greek.

  2015-2016, 2016-2017                    

Goal 3: Demonstrate awareness of
the cultural context where the target language is used.

2016-2017, 2018-2019,
2020-2021
                     

Goal 4: Demonstrate advanced academic
English skills sufficient to complete college-level work.

    Every Year Every Year                

Additional departmental goals

211 level, CHIN, JAPN,
FREN, GERM
211 level, LATN, GREK ESL, all courses EBS 210/211 300 level,
all courses
JAPN 321A FREN 330 LATN 333 CHIN 321 GERM 212 GERM 324 GERM 349

Goal 5: Follow the main ideas and some details in
texts of moderately high difficulty.

        2016-2017              

Goal 6: Converse and/or read and write analytically
about events and ideas from literature, history, and
other arenas beyond daily life functions.

        2017-2018              

Goal 7: Use the target language appropriately in
both informal and formal settings, demonstrating
sensitivity to linguistic and cultural standards.

        2018-2019              

Humanities (HM) goals

211 level, CHIN, JAPN,
FREN, GERM
211 level, LATN, GREK ESL, all courses EBS 210/211 300 level,
all courses
JAPN 321A FREN 330 LATN 333 CHIN 321 GERM 212 GERM 324 GERM 349

Goal 1: Students will engage with texts using
the analytic, critical, sympathetic, and/or
speculative methods of one of the Humanities disciplines.

          2015-2016 2015-2016 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017 2017-2018

Goal 2: Students will demonstrate critical 
thinking and effective communication through
writing about and discussion of the examined texts.

          2015-2016 2015-2016 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017 2017-2018