Learning Outcomes: Spanish Literatures & Cultures
Learning Outcomes for the degree of Master of Arts in Spanish, Spanish Literatures & Cultures Concentration
- Possess broad knowledge of a set of representative literary texts from all genres, different historical periods, and the different geographical contexts corresponding to the three major populations (Spain, U.S. Latino/a, Latin America) as it pertains to cultural production.
- Possess general knowledge of critical theory and the ability to engage in the analysis of written, oral or visual texts; understand the writing and research tools of their particular disciplines including discriminate use of bibliographic sources and mechanics of style for research papers.
- Be able to identify, analyze and discuss a text’s formal configuration (e.g., tropes, rhetorical strategies, genres) as well as its historical context.
- Students will acquire ability to communicate research findings in a variety of academic venues in spoken and written English and in Spanish.
- Students will acquire knowledge of teaching methodologies and will be able to teach at the undergraduate level.