Romance Studies

Learning Outcomes

Students demonstrate advanced communicative competence in two Romance languages (Spanish, Portuguese, French or Italian) by reading, discussing, and writing about sophisticated literary, historical, and critical texts in the target languages. They recognize major figures and debates in the cultural production of the world regions where the two languages are used. They compare and analyze various modes of creative and critical discourse. They conduct original research or analysis on creative products and cultural/social movements in the two languages.