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Department of Hispanic Studies Goals and Objectives

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.

Revised Fall 2012