2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Romance Languages, B.A.

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Program Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the program in Romance Languages will be able to:

  1. Write essays without significant errors of grammar, spelling, or vocabulary usage that would impede comprehension by a native speaker.
  2. Comprehend the main idea and most details of connected oral discourse by a native speaker on a variety of topics.
  3. Converse in a participatory fashion with a native speaker using a variety of language strategies to convey meaning.
  4. Interpret target language texts according to their cultural, literary, and/or linguistic content.
  5. Display knowledge of the nature and structure of language.
  6. Discuss the influence of their own perspective on cultural interconnections through engagement with local, national, or international communities.

The following courses provide an academic foundation for the Liberal Studies major, the Romance Languages major, and the minors in French and Spanish. Students desiring to become secondary Spanish or French teachers should take EDU 304 , EDU 306 , and EDU 402  in their junior and senior years.

It is recommended that prospective majors who anticipate doing graduate work in Romance Languages should also plan to take collateral courses in British, American, or Russian literature; philosophy; and history.

Total: 28 Units


Take six upper-division study-abroad units approved by the department and by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences . Study Abroad courses can substitute for or complement courses required in the major.

Total: 30 Units

Total Major: 58 Units

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