Student Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes (SLO's) for French are aligned with national and state standards on language teaching, development of language skills, and cultural understanding as reflected in the Proficiency Guidelines by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL): 

  • Demonstrates an Intermediate High or higher proficiency level in reading, writing, listening and speaking in the language studied according to the ACTFL guidelines.
  • Accurately compare and contrast social, cultural, economic and political phenomena in different cultures and apply their intercultural competence when engaging in community activities and study abroad experiences.
  • Critically analyze a range of linguistic, sociocultural and historical issues across the globe and connect them to other disciplines.
  • French Proficiency guidelines available at