Department of World Languages and Cultures Mission and Goals
The faculty of the department of World Languages and Cultures is committed to providing students with language skills and cultural knowledge for professional and academic careers in the 21st century. We foster and strengthen communication among widely diverse constituencies at home and abroad through outreach programs, sustained partnerships and international study. As language-sensitive and language-functional citizens, we foster respect for others.
- Students function in the target language at the advanced low ACTFL proficiency level.
- Students develop ACTFL cultural skill and content knowledge to understand, analyzing. and interpreting artifacts of target culture.
- Students foster and strengthen communication among widely diverse constituencies at home and abroad through outreach, sustained partnership, and international study.
- Students develop the skills to allow them to teach a second language.