English Learning Outcomes

  1. Interpret and analyze a diverse range of texts in English (e.g., print, visual, and cultural).
  2. Identify and explain major traditions in American and British literatures, articulating the relationships these traditions have with their historical, social, and cultural contexts.
  3. Use a variety of critical methodologies (including close reading, textual analysis, and theoretical frameworks) to discuss and write about a variety of texts.
  4. Produce coherent, cogent writing that includes well-defined and defended arguments; clear organization; engagement with wider critical conversations when appropriate; and correct application of disciplinary conventions.