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].
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|
|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)|