Learning Goals & Objectives

Student Learning Goal 1

French Language majors will demonstrate effective skills at the ACTFL advanced-low level according to two Communicative Modes: Interpersonal and Presentational.  

Objective A: Actively and accurately negotiate meaning in fluent interpersonal communications.

Objective B: Accurately and fluently present oral information, concepts and ideas in a cohesive manner to an audience.

Student Learning Goal 2

French Language majors will critically analyze cultural production in the target language.

Objective A:  Assess, interpret and assign meaning to numerous types of cultural production including literature, film, essay, and art.

Objective B: Place various types of cultural production in a wider cultural and historical context. 

Student Learning Goal 3

French Language majors will design and carry out an original project in which the target language is the major research tool and vehicle of expression.

Objective A: Create a project that demonstrates comprehension of cultural productions indicated by a clear thesis and a developed argument.  

Objective B: Demonstrate a mastery of information literacy tools and the integration of secondary sources in his/her work.