- Conduct research in different areas of the field of Modern Languages: literature, culture, pedagogy, and applied linguistics.
- Use the target language to write about major works in Italian, Spanish or Spanish American literature.
- Use the target language to write about topics related to the cultures of Italy, Spain or Spanish America.
- Use the target language to analyze Italian or Spanish grammar as well as to analyze the target language structure.
Designed for students who currently hold a bachelor's degree and seek certification to teach a foreign language (French, German, Italian, and/or Spanish). This non-degree program includes assessment of oral competency, courses in core language areas, and student teaching.