The study of world languages builds communication skills, provides exposure to the richness of cultural variety; meets baccalaureate degree language requirements; broadens career opportunities; enriches global travel; provides personal enrichment, and prepares students for upper division work in a baccalaureate institution.
Students develop skills of understanding, speaking, reading, and writing. They also become acquainted with the culture, literature, history and current events of foreign countries. The curriculum focuses on preparing students for transfer to baccalaureate institutions and for proficiency in several world languages in a variety of settings.
Student Learning Outcomes
Students who complete the World Language Studies Program will be able to:
- Demonstrate increased comprehension of the target language.
- Utilize skills developed in class to produce the target language.
- Demonstrate increased appreciation of the target language culture.