Department of World Languages and Cultures
Rutgers University
Armitage Hall, 311 N. 5th Street
Camden, NJ 08102
(856) 225-6136

Student Spotlight

We R Arts and Sciences: Brittney Franks

"I felt an immediate connection to Rutgers–Camden and the International Public Service and Development program," says student Brittney Franks. Read more ...

Home » Requirements » Departmental Learning Goals

Departmental Learning Goals

Upon completion of a degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures, students should be able to:



  1. Comprehend and produce a broad range of communicative structures, showing sufficient control and understanding of complex critical and analytical statements in the target language.


  1. Demonstrate a critical thinking ability required to recognize and address complex textual analysis using appropriate tools.


  1. Recognize and understand literary, linguistic, and cultural texts and apply digital tools across different texts and contexts.


  1. Demonstrate a foundational knowledge of different languages, literatures and cultures by locating, evaluating and contextualizing valid and reliable information.


  1. Engage the world with empathy and with understanding of the diversity of human experience across languages and cultures.