Program Learning Outcomes
• Interpersonal Communication
Negotiate meaning to share information, reactions, feelings, and opinions as well as to defend an idea in written, oral and/or multimodal communication in German.
• Interpretive Listening
Analyze, assess, and evaluate what is being heard on a variety of topics authentic to the German-speaking cultures in German.
• Interpretive Reading
Understand, interpret and analyze a variety of texts authentic to the culture(s) in German.
• Presentational Communication
Present information, concepts, and ideas to inform, explain, persuade, narrate and/or defend a variety of topics in German through written, oral and/or multimodal communication in German.
• Intercultural Awareness
Identify, investigate and explain products and practices in German-speaking cultures to compare/contrast, evaluate, and reflect on cultural perspectives associated with the primary language (L1, English) and the German language (L2).
• Critical Analysis
Engage in effective critical inquiry by identifying and interpreting a diverse body of culturally specific works and scholarly sources, and producing clear, argumentative discourse in German that formulates original perspectives and positions.