College of Humanities and Social Sciences

English BA

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze and interpret texts from a variety of genres, as informed by such critical traditions as rhetorical, stylistic, and formal analysis; theory; and historicism.
  • Write clear, cogent and rhetorically effective prose for a variety of purposes and audiences.
  • Demonstrate the ability to locate relevant research materials, effectively integrate this information into one's written work, and cite it appropriately.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the major writers, periods and genres of British and American literature and be able to place works in their historical, cultural, theoretical, and rhetorical contexts.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the structure of the English language.
*Retrieved from AMS February 27, 2023. For the most up-to-date information, please contact the program.