College of Humanities & Fine Arts

Learning Outcomes

  • Students can describe key elements of two or more of these domains (geography, environment, politics, economics, social and cultural systems and/or literature and arts) with broad regional and temporal scope.
  • Students can read basic text in Spanish and respond orally or in writing to questions derived from that text.
  • Students read texts from two or more disciplines and summarize, compare and synthesize the material in a coherent written essay.
  • Students can write a coherent essay on two or more of the domains mentioned in Goal 1 and/or make an effective oral presentation of this material.
  • Students can describe, contrast and summarize patterns of cultural diversity in at least two regions of Latin America.
  • Students can describe, give examples and summarize current social and political issues in at least two regions of Latin America.
  • Students can identify, describe and appraise cultural practices and products from Latin America.
  • Students can identify, discuss and analyze the impacts of globalization on the economies and societies of Latin America.
  • Students can write an essay or make an oral presentation that recognizes and compares differing world views and explains their social significance for the people of Latin America.
  • Students can identify and describe the cultural products or performances of differing cultural groups in Latin America and explain the benefits of pluralism to world society and culture.