The Language & Culture BA Program & Minors |
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Foreign Language Placement Guidelines
The Language and Culture BA Program: Student Learning Outcomes
- Fluency in the chosen language at all levels is the major outcome for this program.
- Familiarity with civilizations, their languages and dialects, cultural issues, social thought, history, politics.
- Close reading of literary texts, demonstrating an attentiveness to literariness, as well as the challenges of deciphering cultural differences.
- Texts in their contexts, including the diversity of different geographical, historical, ethnic and cultural environments.
- Conducting research.
- Periodicity and canon formation, familiarizing students with major authors, literary trends, and the evolution of literary genres in history.
- Writing and reporting, including being able to carry out conversations, give oral reports, present information in the target language, as well as translating and composing short papers.
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