Students will speak, listen, read, and write Spanish at the ACTFL Advanced Low level or better.
Students will identify cultural practices (e.g., customs and traditions) and cultural products (e.g., literatures, arts, institutions, and individuals) from the Spanish-speaking world, place them in their historical, political, and social contexts, and interpret the unique perspectives on human experience that they reveal.
Critical Thinking and Expression
Students will analyze language, literary texts, and other cultural products and practices using sound thinking and clear expression.
Professional Translation Skills
Demonstrate professional translation skills by: (1) properly applying translation competence components (including linguistic, extralinguistic, transfer, strategic, instrumental); (2) employing research tools to investigate terminology and textual conventions adequate for different text types; (3) executing the translation process and associated problem solving and decision making processes in accordance with a set of specifications and a statement of purpose for the target text.