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ARCHIVED 2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog 
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Professor Johnson
Professor Weitl
Associate Professor Hanggi

Visiting Assistant Professor Gelzer-Govatos

The English major is designed for a variety of possible professions where a sound foundation in general literacy is important, from editing and writing to teaching and law. The major provides unusually strong preparation for graduate study as well, through the core of required courses. The major combines well with a variety of other majors. Note that a second area is needed for teaching certification in English.

Student Learning Outcomes

As a result of completing the English program, students will be able to: 

  1. Engage in critical analysis of literary texts.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of major literary periods  and movements.
  3. Communicate interpretation of texts clearly and effectively. 

Additionally, students completing the Writing Emphasis will be able to:

  1. Identify and practice poetry, fiction, and nonfiction writing techniques.
  2. Reflect on the creative process. 
  3. Demonstrate constructive feedback in a workshop setting.



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