English Program Learning Goals
English - Program Student Learning Goals
Students who complete the English Major should be able to:
analyze and write about texts using the correct conventions;
demonstrate an appreciation of and an understanding of literature from a variety of times and cultures based on a close reading of the text, and articulate their similarities and differences;
demonstrate understanding of the conventions of the different genres;
recognize and demonstrate an understanding of the authorial choices made by writers in the process of creation.
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"My English major has provided me with a foundation in grammar and classical literature which has proven invaluable for the courses I teach." "My English major has provided me with a foundation in grammar and classical literature which has proven invaluable for the courses I teach. My background knowledge in Shakespearean literature, mythology, and the mystery genre has given me confidence when teaching my own students."