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Higher Education Programs

Institutional Characteristics

Location of School - City

Location of School - State

Type of Institution

Classification of Institution

Minority Serving Institution

Recruit historically underserved learners

Language is a requirement

Improve ACCESS for all learners in more languages

Implement strategies to retain historically underserved learners

Obstacles to enrollment

Increase ACCOUNTABILITY through transparency and documentation

Publish description of program goals and requirements

Workforce Preparation Activities

Publicize efforts to increase historically underserved student enrollments

Publicize definition of student success

Levels of language offered

Provide co-curricular offerings

Keys to Access and Accountability

Recruit faculty from HUL communities

Partnerships with community

Partnership with education

Partnership with philanthropic foundations

Offer language immersion opportunities

Provide financial assistance

Participate in US federal government programs

  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham is a leader in Proficiency-based learning and Spanish for Specific Purposes (SSP), and it offers many languages. It offers a major in Foreign Languages with four tracks: Spanish, Applied… … Read More
  • To address the state-wide need to prepare teachers of less commonly taught languages, the Graduate Certificate/M.A.T. in Foreign Language Education offers teacher licensure in American Sign Language, Arabic, Cherokee, Chinese,… … Read More