College of Humanities & Fine Arts

Goals and Objectives

  1. Development of professional and marketable mastery of communicative skills in Spanish;
  2. Appropriation of linguistic skills, transferable selectively to a wide range of practical options, including – but not limited to – mass media, higher education, travel/leisure enterprises, the performing arts, teaching, diplomacy, law enforcement, military intelligence, the space program, business/marketing, international banking, politics, the Peace Corps;
  3. Acquisition of knowledge of, and sensitivity about, one or more literary and cultural heritages/traditions of Spanish-speaking communities;
  4. Internalization of the principle of diversity as one of the cornerstones of personal, national and international relationships, and promotion of its inherent values in the world at large;
  5. Achievement of a high degree of information literacy, by accessing national and international sources, and judicious evaluation of the same for form, value and content.