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Discipline: Degree: AA - World Languages & Global Studies Emphasis - A0429
Course Name Course Number Objectives
American Sign Language 1 SIGN 101
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
  • Students will be able to identify immediate and extended family signs.
  • Students who take this course and complete it will at the end of the course feel more positively towards Deaf People. (This positive attitude adjustment will be one that moves students away from a pathological view of Deaf People, seeing Deaf people as defective, and towards a Cultural view, seeing Deaf people as individuals with a unique linguistic and cultural background.) APRIL 2008 UPDATE We developed a survey instrument and surveyed all SIGN 101 students the first week of the Spring '08 semester. We will conduct a post survey during the 14th week of the Spring semester. With the results of the second survey we will be able to ascertain whether or not students attitudes towards Deaf people moved in a positive direction.
American Sign Language 1 - Honors SIGN 101H
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
  • Students who take this course and complete it will at the end of the course feel more positively towards Deaf People. (This positive attitude adjustment will be one that moves students away from a pathological view of Deaf People, seeing Deaf people as defective, and towards a Cultural view, seeing Deaf people as individuals with a unique linguistic and cultural background.)
American Sign Language 2 SIGN 102
  • By the end of SIGN 102, American Sign Language 2, 70% of students will be able to successfully comprehend a signed presentation that locates objects in a room.
  • Students will properly mark the topic in ASL sentences using non-manual markers.
  • Successfully incorporate topicalization and correct spatial referencing when comparing and contrasting between two different people.
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
American Sign Language 3 SIGN 103
  • Be able to use accurately the personal and possessive pronoun signs in spatial means.
  • Students will be able to differentiate between the culture of Deaf Americans and that of hearing Americans.
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
American Sign Language 4 SIGN 104
  • Students will be able to demonstrate various traffic rules with related vocabulary in the list of a study guide.
  • Students will be able to differentiate between the culture of Deaf Americans and that of hearing Americans.
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
American Sign Language 5 SIGN 105
  • Students will be able to differentiate between the culture of Deaf Americans and that of hearing Americans.
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
  • Successfully communicate Health Information in ASL through the use of classifier predicates
Continuing Conversational Italian ITAL 53
  • Students will be able to orally communicate with other students in the target language in created situations.
  • Students will identify aspects in history/art/social & cultural practices and social & cultural practices of the target culture of interest to them and share with the class in an oral presentation.
  • This course is currently not offered. We will offer it in Fall 2016.
Continuing Elementary Arabic ARAB 2
  • Students will be acquainted with basic facts about the Arabic culture as taught in a continuing beginning level class.
  • Students will read a text related to one of the topics from relevant chapters in the text
  • Students will show understanding of basic facts about Arab culture as taught in a continuing elementary level language class.
  • Students will demonstrate acquired knowledge of Arabic vocabulary and grammatical structures by reading, comprehending, and translating Arabic sentences into English.
  • Students will demonstrate comprehension of simple sentences related to everyday topics, based on the vocabulary and sentence structures they have learned.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to tell time using the correct expressions in Modern Standard Arabic.
  • Students will be able to recombine learned material and vocabulary to write simple sentences on familiar topics with a focus on elements from daily life without being able to sustain sentence-level writing all the time.
  • Students will listen to 20 statements in Arabic as stated by the instructor and will have to determine whether or not the written English meaning is true or false. (Active)
Continuing Elementary Chinese CHIN 2
  • Students will be able to recall different type of Verbs.
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be acquainted with basic facts about the Chinese culture as taught in a continuing beginning level class.
  • Students will be able to recognize Chinese characters, words and comprehend the reading materials through the application of grammatical patterns they acquired.
  • The students will be able to comprehend the target language.
Continuing Elementary French FRCH 2
  • Students will be acquainted with the basic characteristics of the cultures of several francophone countries as taught in a second semester class.
  • Beginning to use language creatively, student will be able to write about personal past events and relate other people's past stories.
  • Using mostly learned phrases, students will be able to talk about their past, present or future immediate environment.
  • Students will be able to understand novice-high level written texts.
  • Students will be able to understand and use most elementary structural concepts and rules.
  • Students will be able to answer questions about the French culture.
  • Students will answer 50 multiple choice questions using the vocabulary as presented in a context.
Continuing Elementary German GERM 2
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to recall the forms of the Preterite & Imperfect Tense of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • Knowledge of the German culture. Students will be able to identify key elements of the German culture.
  • Students will read a text related to one of the topics from chapters 5-8 in Treffpunkt Deutsch.
  • Students will read a text related to chapters 7 and 8 in Treffpunkt Deutsch and answer questions based on the text.
  • Beginning to use language creatively, students will be able to write about personal past events.
  • Students will demonstrate intermediate written communication of simple to complex sentences and utilize German vocabulary related to everyday topics, based on the vocabulary and sentence structure they have learned.
Continuing Elementary Italian ITAL 2
  • Students will be able to answer questions about Italian culture.
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to identify the meaning of terms in the target language
Continuing Elementary Japanese JAPN 2
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to recall the forms of the Preterite & Imperfect Tense of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • Japanese 2 students will demonstrate their comprehension of a paragraph containing Japanese 2 vocabulary and grammar at a continuing elementary level (See ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines)
  • Students will be acquainted with the basic characteristics of the culture as it relates to festivals and events as taught in a second semester class.
  • Students will demonstrate writing ability by composing simple sentences related to everyday topics, based on the vocabularies and sentence structures they have learned.
Continuing Elementary Latin LATN 2
  • Students will be able to translate a simple English sentence into a grammatically correct Latin sentence.
  • Students will be able to translate a compound English sentence into a grammatically correct English sentence.
  • Students will be able to identify and parse nouns and adjectives of the third and fourth declensions.
  • Students will be able to identify and correctly translate Latin clauses containing "indirect statement" into idiomatic English.
Continuing Elementary Spanish SPAN 2
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to recall the forms of the Preterite & Imperfect Tense of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • As a result of taking this course, the students will be able to comprehend and identify certain cultural aspects of the countries in this course: Guatemala, Chile, Costa Rica, Peru, Argentina and Panama.
  • Students will demonstrate reading comprehension of an continuing elementary Spanish text.
  • Students will demonstrate reading comprehension of a Continuing Elementary Spanish text.
  • Students will demonstrate correct usage of the preterit versus the imperfect tense.
Continuing Intermediate Chinese CHIN 4
  • Students will analyze a short story and present a thematic statement.
  • Students will be able to recall the Passive forms ofVerbs. .
  • Students will be acquainted with basic facts about the Chinese culture as taught in a continuing intermediate level class.
  • Students will be able to recognize Chinese characters, words and comprehend the reading materials through the application of grammatical patterns they acquired
  • The students will be able to comprehend the target language.
Continuing Intermediate French FRCH 4
  • Students will learn to understand the historical and political reasons for living conditions in several francophone countries as taught in an immediate level course.
  • Students will be able to understand and analyze short literary and journalistic texts and simple poetry
  • Students will be able to write short texts with intermediate-high level structural accuracy and vocabulary
  • Students will be able to discuss feelings, relate stories and hypothesize about past, present or future events in their own and other people's lives.
  • Students will be able to understand and apply intermediate level structural concepts and rules.
  • Students will present a sketch in class using the vocabulary and grammar in context.
  • Students will be able to answer questions about the French culture.
  • Students will find the vocabulary words from a reading as it is presented in context.
Continuing Intermediate Italian ITAL 4
  • Students will be able to recall the forms of the Present Subjunctive Tense of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • Students will analyze a short story and present a thematic statement.
  • Students will be able to answer questions about Italian culture.
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will use written target language allowing for clear comprehension and using correct syntax.
  • Students will read the conclusion of a story (approximately 10 pages) in class and answer content questions.
Continuing Intermediate Japanese JAPN 4
  • Students will analyze a short story and present a thematic statement.
  • Students will be able to recall the Passive forms of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • Students will present a sketch in class using the vocabulary and grammar in context.
  • Students will be able to answer questions about the Japanese culture.
  • Japanese 4 students will demonstrate their comprehension of a paragraph containing Japanese 4 vocabulary and grammar at a continuing intermediate level (See ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines)
  • Students will be able to transcribe, recognize/define, and pronounce the Continued intermediate level-Japanese 4 vocabulary with correct usage of Hiragana, Katakana, and limited number of Kanji Characters.
  • The student will use the informal style, polite style and formal style (with honorifics and humble forms) in the three basic structures, N+ N, N+ADJ and N+V, properly in writing.
Continuing Intermediate Spanish SPAN 4
  • Students will analyze a short story and present a thematic statement.
  • Students will be able to recall and apply the forms of the Past Subjunctive Tense of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • Students will demonstrate reading comprehension of an Continuing Intermediate Spanish text.
  • Students will demonstrate comprehension of the plot of a short story.
  • Students will correctly identify when to use the preterit and the imperfect tense.
Continuing Spanish for the Spanish Speaking SPAN 2S
  • Students will be able to form and / or identify the present perfect of verbs.
  • Students will be able to identify the direct and indirect object nouns in series of sentences and replace the nouns with objective pronouns. Including the "se" in the combinations: lo, la, las, & los.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of the application of the rules of accent mark in Spanish.
  • In an embedded test, students will have to identify the word that is correctly accented.
  • Students will correctly identify if and where a written accent mark is required.
  • Students will comprehend the plot of a short story.
Conversational Japanese JAPN 53
  • Students will be able to orally communicate with other students in the target language in task-based situations such as introducing and describing one's home, job interviews, and working as a sales clerk.
  • Students will identify aspects in history/art/social & cultural practices and social & cultural practices of the target culture of interest to them and share with the class in an oral presentation.
Conversational Spanish SPAN 53
  • Students will be able to orally communicate with other students in the target language in created situations.
  • Students will identify aspects in history/art/social & cultural practices and social & cultural practices of the target culture of interest to them and share with the class in an oral presentation.
  • Students will communicate effectively in the target language with other students in original situational dialogues. Eighty percent of students will achieve at least 80%.
Cultural and Ethnic Foods NF 28
  • Students completing NF 28 - Cultural and Ethnic Foods will be able to complete an assignment that demonstrates meaningful self-evaluation related to increasing their personal wellbeing.
  • Students completing NF 28 - Cultural and Ethnic Foods will compare the cuisine of a selected culture with the typical American diet and demonstrate how the culture influenced American cuisine.
  • Students completing NF 28 - Cultural and Ethnic Foods will be able to identify the core foods, flavor principles, traditional foods, special occasion foods, and therapeutic foods used in each culture studied.
  • Students completing NF 28 - Cultural and Ethnic Foods will be able to analyze how food is used culturally and symbolically in holiday and religious ceremonies throughout the world.
  • Students completing NF 28 - Cultural and Ethnic Foods will feel motivated to continue discovering about the foods of other cultures.
Culture and Art of Pompeii AHIS 15
  • Students will be able to analyze the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, social, economic, etc.) in art and cultures.
  • Students completing a course in Area C: Arts will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression.
Dress, Culture and Identity FASH 14
  • After completing FASH 14 students will be able to analyze the role of clothing appearance in development of the self concept.
  • After completing this course students will be able to analyze clothing expression as a result of influences from economic, political and religious institutions in historical perspective.
Elementary Arabic ARAB 1
  • Students will show understanding of basic facts about Arab culture as taught in a elementary level class.
  • Students will demonstrate comprehension of simple sentences related to everyday topics, based on the vocabulary and sentence structures they have learned.
  • Students will demonstrate familiarity with all letters of the alphabet in all their forms and the ability to write them correctly.
  • Students will demonstrate recognition and comprehension of Arabic vocabulary words learned during the semester.
  • The student will be able to: Communicate minimally using memorized expressions or a recombination of these where conversation is restricted to predictable topics like personal information, basic objects, immediate needs, preferences and a limited number of activities
  • Students will listen to 10 statements in Arabic as stated by the instructor and will have to determine whether or not the written English meaning is true or false.
Elementary Chinese CHIN 1
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to recall the different aspects of Verbs .
  • Students will be acquainted with basic facts about the Chinese culture as taught in a beginning level class.
  • Students will be able to recognize Chinese characters, words and comprehend the reading materials through the application of grammatical patterns they acquired
  • The students will be able to comprehend the target language.
Elementary French FRCH 1
  • Students will be acquainted with basic facts about the cultures of several francophone countries as taught in a beginning level class.
  • Using learned phrases, students will be able to respond to questions about their present or future immediate concrete environment.
  • Using learned phrases students will be able to write simple texts about their immediate concrete environment.
  • French 1 students will be able to recognize statements about the past, the present and the future.
  • French 1 students will be able to differentiate between oral statements about the past, the present, and the future tense.
  • Students will be acquainted with basic structural concepts and rules.
  • Students will be able to answer questions about the French Culture.
  • Students will answer 50 multiple choice questions about the vocabulary learned during the semester.
  • Students will answer orally questions presented in a certain context.
Elementary German GERM 1
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to recall the forms of the Present Tense of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • Knowledge of culture of Germany. Students will be able to identify key elements of the German culture.
  • Students will read a short text related to one of the topics from the first four chapters.
  • Students will perform sketches/skits in class and will orally demonstrate key grammatical concepts of the German language while presenting on an element of German culture.
  • Using learned phrases, students will produce an essay based on the grammar and vocabulary from the first four chapters of the text.
  • Students will perform sketches/skits in class and will orally demonstrate key grammatical concepts of the German language while presenting on an element of German culture.
  • Students will demonstrate basic written communication of simple sentences and utilize German vocabulary related to everyday topics, based on the vocabulary and sentence structure they have learned.
Elementary Italian ITAL 1
  • Students will be able to answer questions about Italian culture.
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will correctly identify plural nouns in written Italian
Elementary Japanese JAPN 1
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to recall the forms of the Present Tense of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • Japanese 1 students will be able to recognize statements about the past, the present and the future.
  • Japanese 1 students will demonstrate their comprehension of a paragraph containing Japanese 1 vocabulary and grammar at a novice level (See ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines)
  • Japanese students will be able to identify basic cultural information related to Japanese in the U.S.A. and in Japan
  • Students will be able to read and write simple sentences in hiragana, with an introductory understanding of katakana.
  • Students will listen to a dialogue and answer 10 multiple-choice comprehension questions.
Elementary Latin LATN 1
  • Students will be able to translate a simple sentence in the original Latin into idiomatic English.
  • Students will be able to translate a compound sentence in the original Latin into idiomatic English.
  • Students will be able to identify and parse nouns and adjectives of the first and second declensions.
Elementary Spanish SPAN 1
  • Spanish 1 students will be able to understand elementary Spanish grammar.
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to recall the forms of the Present Tense of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • As a result of taking this course, the students will be able to comprehend and identify certain cultural aspects of Spain, Ecuador, Puerto Rico and Cuba, as well as the latino population in the United States and Canada.
  • Students will demonstrate reading comprehension of an elementary Spanish text.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to correctly use the verbs tener, ser and estar in the present tense.
  • Students will correctly conjugate the present tense of regular verbs
French Culture Through Cinema FRCH 60
  • Students learn vocabulary associated with making movies and with discussing movies as works of art.
  • The history of French (and to a lesser degree of American) Cinema, from its start in Paris, to the present time.
  • Students will be able to analyze the historical, social, and philosophical background of French-speaking movies from different francophone countries as well as the psychological motivations of the characters in the movies.
  • The history of French (and to a lesser degree of American) Cinema, from its start in Paris, to the present time.
  • Students will be able to analyze the historical, social, and philosophical background of French-speaking movies from different francophone countries as well as the psychological motivations of the characters in the movies.
  • Students will be able to analyze the historical, social, and philosophical background of French-speaking movies from different francophone countries as well as the psychological motivations of the characters in the movies.
  • Students will be able to analyze different themes of the French culture through movies by comparing them with a non-French movies (American, Chinese, Arabic, Hispanic...)
History of Asia HIST 10
  • Students will be able to identify and evaluate major agents of change/reform in Asian History
  • Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of institutions (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in the development of Asian culture.
  • Students completing relevant assignments in Area D2 courses will analyze the relationship between social, political, and/or economic institutions and human behavior.
  • Students will be able to identify and evaluate major agents of change/reform in Asian history.
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression
History of Asia HIST 11
  • Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression
  • Students will be able to identify and evaluate major agents of change/reform in Asian History
  • Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of institutions (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in the development of Asian culture.
  • Students completing relevant assignments in Area D2 courses will analyze the relationship between social, political, and/or economic institutions and human behavior
History of Asian Art AHIS 9
  • Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and cultures.
  • Students will be able to identify formal elements and differentiate styles among cultures over time.
History of Mexico HIST 19
  • Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of institutions (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in the development of Mexican culture.
  • Students will be able to identify and evaluate major agents of change/reform in Mexican History
  • Students completing relevant assignments in Area D2 courses will analyze the relationship between social, political, and/or economic institutions and human behavior.
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
  • Students completing relevant assignments in Area D2 courses will analyze the relationship between social, political, and/or economic institutions and human behavior
History of Precolumbian Art AHIS 12
  • Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and and cultures.
  • Students will be able to identify formal elements and differentiate styles among cultures over time.
  • Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression
History of Precolumbian Art - Honors AHIS 12H
  • Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and and cultures.
  • Students will be able to identify formal elements and differentiate styles among cultures over time.
  • Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression
History of the Mexican American HIST 40
  • Students will be able to identify and evaluate major agents of change/reform in American History effecting Mexican Americans
  • Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of institutions--religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in the development of Mexican American culture.
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression
  • Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression.
History of World Civilization HIST 4
  • Students will be able to identify and evaluate major agents of change/reform in World History.
  • Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of institutions (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in the development of World cultures.
  • Students completing relevant assignments in Area D2 courses will analyze the relationship between social, political, and/or economic institutions and human behavior.
  • Students completing relevant assignments in Area D2 courses will analyze the relationship between social, political, and/or economic institutions and human behavior
  • Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression.
History of World Civilization HIST 3
  • Students will be able to identify and evaluate major agents of change/reform in World History
  • Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of institutions (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in the development of World cultures.
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression
  • Students completing relevant assignments in Area D2 courses will analyze the relationship between social, political, and/or economic institutions and human behavior
History of World Civilization - Honors HIST 4H
  • Students will be able to identify and evaluate major agents of change/reform in World History
  • Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of institutions (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in the development of World cultures.
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression
  • Students completing relevant assignments in Area D2 courses will analyze the relationship between social, political, and/or economic institutions and human behavior
  • Students completing an assignment in Ara C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression
History of World Civilization - Honors HIST 3H
  • Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of institutions (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in the development of World cultures.
  • Students will be able to identify and evaluate major agents of change/reform in World History
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression
  • Students completing relevant assignments in Area D2 courses will analyze the relationship between social, political, and/or economic institutions and human behavior.
Human Geography GEOG 2
  • Describe the tools and theories used in geographic research.
  • Evaluate the relationship of humans and the environment.
  • Analyze the spatial variation of humans and their activities around the world.
  • Describe the scope of the discipline of geography and the tools used by geographers to study human processes on the earth.
  • Analyze the spatial expression and cultural impacts of contemporary globalization.
  • Describe the distribution of humans globally and explain the tools used by geographers to evaluate human population change.
  • Synthesize theories of human migration to explain historical and contemporary patterns of human mobility.
  • Explain spatial variation of and describe patterns of cultural and social expression including language, religion, ethnicity, race, gender, sexuality, political processes, urbanization, development, agriculture, manufacturing and service economies.
  • Describe human impacts on the environment including impacts of the use of renewable and non-renewable energy resources.
Human Geography - Honors GEOG 2H
  • Analyze the spatial variation of humans and their activities around the world.
  • Evaluate the relationship between humans and the environment.
  • Describe the tools and theories used in geographic research.
  • Describe the scope of the discipline of geography and the tools used by geographers to study human processes on the earth.
  • Analyze the spatial expression and cultural impacts of contemporary globalization.
  • Describe the distribution of humans globally and explain the tools used by geographers to evaluate human population change.
  • Synthesize theories of human migration to explain historical and contemporary patterns of human mobility.
  • Explain spatial variation of and describe patterns of cultural and social expression including language, religion, ethnicity, race, gender, sexuality, political processes, urbanization, development, agriculture, manufacturing and service economies.
  • Describe human impacts on the environment including impacts of the use of renewable and non-renewable energy resources.
Intercultural Communication SPCH 7
  • Students will examine the relationship between communication and culture.
  • Students will evaluate their own intercultural competencies
  • Students will demonstrate cultural sensitivity in conflict management
  • Students will examine cultural factors that influence perceptions.
  • Students will analyze the relationship between social, political, and/or economic institutions and human behavior.
  • Students will feel more confident.
  • Students will define culture.
Intercultural Communication - Honors SPCH 7H
  • Students will examine the relationship between communication and culture.
  • Students will feel more confident.
  • Students will define culture.
  • Students will evaluate their own intercultural competencies
  • Students will demonstrate cultural sensitivity in conflict management
  • Students will examine cultural factors that influence perceptions.
  • Students will analyze the relationship between social, political, and/or economic institutions and human behavior.
Intermediate Chinese CHIN 3
  • Students will be able to recall of different aspects of verbs
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be acquainted with basic facts about the Chinese culture as taught in a intermediate level class.
  • Students will be able to recognize Chinese characters, words and comprehend the reading materials through the application of grammatical patterns they acquired.
  • The students will comprehend the target language.
Intermediate Conversational French FRCH 53
  • Students will be able to orally communicate with other students in the target language in created situations.
  • Students will identify aspects in history/art/social & cultural practices and social & cultural practices of the target culture of interest to them and share with the class in an oral presentation.
Intermediate French FRCH 3
  • Students will be able to evaluate the cultures of several francophone countries as taught in an intermediate level course.
  • Students will be able to write (using somewhat creative language) about present, future, past and hypothetical events.
  • Students will be able to talk about past, present or future events in their own and other people's lives.
  • Students will be able to understand intermediate level written texts.
  • Students will be able to understand and apply most intermediate level structural concepts and rules.
  • Students will be able to answer questions about the French culture.
  • Students will present sketches in class using the vocabulary and grammar as presented in context.
  • Students will find the vocabulary words from a reading as it is presented in context.
Intermediate German GERM 3
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to recall the forms of the Future Tense of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • Students will be able to identify key elements of the German culture.
  • Students will read a text related to one of the topics from chapters 9-12 in Treffpunkt Deutsch.
  • Students will read a text related to the topics from chapter 11 in Treffpunkt Deutsch
  • Students will present sketches in which they demonstrate their oral proficiency in grammar and understanding of German culture.
Intermediate Italian ITAL 3
  • Students will be able to recall the forms of the Future Tense of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to answer questions about Italian culture.
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to read a text on a familiar topic fluently.
  • Students will be able to compose a three paragraph essay in which they independently use the present subjunctive correctly
Intermediate Japanese JAPN 3
  • Students will be able to recall the short forms of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will present sketches in class using the vocabulary and grammar as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to answer questions about the Japanese culture.
  • Japanese 3 students will demonstrate their comprehension of a paragraph containing Japanese 2 vocabulary and grammar at a intermediate level (See ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines)
  • Students will demonstrate writing ability by composing simple sentences related to everyday topics, based on the vocabularies and sentence structures they have learned.
Intermediate Spanish SPAN 3
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to recall the forms of the Present Subjunctive Mode/Tense of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • As a result of taking this course, the students will be able to comprehend and identify certain cultural aspects of Mexico, Columbia, Venezuela, Nicaragua, la Republica Dominicana and El Salvador.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of various cultural aspects in several Hispanic countries. These countries will include Colombia, Venezuela, Bolivia, Nicaragua, República Dominicana, El Salvador, Honduras, Paraguay, and Uruguay.
  • In an embedded quiz, 80% of students will have at least 80% correct answers, which reflect their understanding of the reading.
  • Students will demonstrate correct usage of the present indicative versus present subjunctive.
International Cuisines CUL 107
  • Identify the flavor profiles of countries or regions covered.
  • List the various Asian cuisines by geographic location.
Introduction to International Relations POLI 9
  • Define, explain, analyze and compare core theories in International Relations and explain which theory best describes international relations and why.
  • Describe the International Relations concept Levels of Analysis and argue which level, or levels, best explains and analyzes international relations.
  • Describe the roles of national, international, transnational and sub-national actors in promoting or hindering international cooperation.
  • Analyze and evaluate key topics such as globalization, conflict, cooperation, diplomacy, international law, human rights, and international political economy.
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the United Nations, World Trade Organization, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the Cold War and its aftermath, the politics of the Middle East and American foreign policy.
  • Explain the impact of important historical events on the contemporary study of international relations and world politics.
  • Explain two theories of International Relations and argue which theory best explains International Relations and support said theory with appropriate evidence.
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the United Nations, World Trade Organization, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the Cold War and its Aftermath, the politics of the Middle East and American foreign policy.
  • Analyze the relationship between social, political and/or economic institutions and human behavior.
  • Explain the impact of important historical events on the contemporary study of international relations and world politics.
  • Students demonstrate comprehension of two theories of International Relations, able to argue which theory best explains International Relations support said argument with appropriate evidence.
Italian Culture Through Cinema ITAL 60
  • Students will be able to analyze the historical, social, and philosophical background of Italian-speaking movies from different regions of Italy as well as the psychological motivations of the characters in the movies.
  • Acquaintance with History of Italian Cinema The history of Italian Cinema, from Neorealism to the present time.
  • Students will correctly identify the veracity of statements pertaining to Italian history and culture as pertinent to the films viewed in class.
Latino Politics in the United States POLI 25
  • Students will be able to identify significant changes that have occurred over the past two decades in representation by latinos in American government and politics.
  • Students will be able to identify similarities and differences in public opinion held by different Latino communities such as Mexican-Americans and Cuban-Americans.
  • Students will be able to differentiate among changes in the American constitutional government over time.
Major World Religions PHIL 15
  • Students will be able to compare and contrast a variety of religious themes. (Rev. 6/2020)
  • Students will be able to analyze primary religious text. (Rev. 6/2020)
  • Students will understand the impact of religion in the world at large. (Rev. 6/2020)
  • Students will be able to identify the practice, belief and history of the major world religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Jainism, Taoism, Confucianism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. (Rev. 6/2020)
Major World Religions - Honors PHIL 15H
  • Students will be able to compare and contrast a variety of religious themes. (Rev. 6/2020)
  • Students will be able to analyze primary religious text. (Rev. 6/2020)
  • Students will understand the impact of religion in the world at large. (Rev. 6/2020)
  • Major World Religions Students will be able to identify the practice, belief and history of the major world religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Jainism, Taoism, Confucianism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. (Rev. 6/2020)
Rome: The Ancient City AHIS 14
  • Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and and cultures.
  • Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression.
Spanish for the Spanish Speaking SPAN 1S
  • Spanish 11 students will recognize the need of a written accent on the stressed syllable every time a word breaks this phonetic accent rule.
  • Students will be required to apply the phonetic accent rules by writing an accent mark on the words that require it or recognizing the words where the written accent is properly applied. The SPAN 11 faculty will embed ten words and two sentences into a final exam.
  • Students will correctly choose the word from conventional Spanish that replaces the anglicism used.
  • Embedded in the final exam there will be statements that include the use of anglicisms. Students will choose from a list of several words the expression from standard/conventional Spanish that would replace the anglicism.
  • Embedded in the final exam will be statements that include the use of an anglicism. Students will choose from a list of several words the expression from standard/conventional Spanish that would replace the anglicism.
World Architecture I ARCH 250
  • Students will be able to compare the architecture of ancient and classic civilizations.
  • Students will be able to analyze the influence of vernacular construction techniques and materials in the architectural development of ancient and classic civilizations.
  • Students will identify the major architectural works of ancient and classic civilizations.
World Architecture II ARCH 251
  • Students will be able to describe the impact of the Industrial Revolution on architectural design and theory.
  • Students will summarize in their own words contemporary reviews of architecture using appropriate vocabulary.
  • Students will be able to identify the major architectural works from the Renaissance .
World Cinema R-TV 25
  • Contrast the differences in viewpoint between international and American film.
  • Identify key figures in cinema and their contributions.
  • Identify major film movements, key films which comprise that movement, and the major authors of those movements.
  • Evaluate the impact of international cinema movements on American film, in both cultural and economic terms.
  • Contrast the differences in viewpoint between international and American film.
  • Summarize the artistic methods used in international films.
World Literature LIT 11A
  • Students will write a literary analysis.
  • Students will analyze major themes and concerns in world literature before 1750.
  • Students completing an assignment is Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
World Literature LIT 11B
  • Students will write a literary analysis.
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
World Music MUS 14A
  • Students who complete MUS 14A will be able to identify the ethnic culture that produced each of three pieces of music when one minute from each piece is played in class during the final exam.
  • Students who complete MUS14A will be able to identify the ethnological classification (chordophone, aerophone, idiophone, or membranophone) of each of two musical musical instruments when recordings of each are played in class during the final exam.
World Regional Geography GEOG 5
  • Evaluate the geographic situation, problems and prospects for each world region.
  • Explain the geographic tools used in regional analysis.
  • Analyze the spatial variation of human activities and physical processes in distinctive world regions.
  • Define the concept of region in geographic analysis.
  • Identify the location of the world’s countries, major urban centers, bodies of water, and other landform features.
  • Explain patterns of physical processes in distinctive world regions including climate and landform evolution.
  • Explain patterns of human processes in distinctive world regions including demographics, migration, language, religion, ethnicity, political processes, development and economic activities.
  • Describe the physical, social, economic, political and cultural relationships between distinctive world regions.
  • Evaluate the primary causes of deforestation in Southeast Asia.
  • Analyze the impacts of colonialism in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Analyze the relationship between social, political and/or economic institutions and human behavior.