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1000 E. University Ave
Laramie, WY 82071
Majors in the Department should attain three learning goals as they complete their degrees. For each goal, we have identified one or more learning outcomes, each representing something tangible which the student should know or be able to do as a result of completing one of our undergraduate programs.
To attain proficiency in another language in all four of the basic skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing.
Students will demonstrate proficiency in conversation.
Students will demonstrate reading comprehension of texts written in the language.
Students will produce grammatical, idiomatic compositions in the target language.
To gain understanding of other cultures.
Students will gain essential knowledge about the history, traditions, customs, and ways of thinking of at least one other culture.
Students will demonstrate understanding of works of literature read in the original language.
To develop skills in research, critical thinking, analysis, and writing on subjects appropriate to the field of study.
Students will produce well-reasoned and clearly articulated research papers on subjects appropriate to their field.