Student Outcome Assessment Undergraduate (BA) in English literature and English education In each section below, the goal is underlined and the outcomes to be measured are listed beneath it. 1) Range of literature to describe the philosophical and aesthetic values in a broad selection of literature from a variety of historical periods, cultures, and genres 2) Literary devices to read texts closely and critically. to recognize, apply, and explain the use and effects of literary elements, rhetorical devices, and themes in literary texts 3) Critical approaches to demonstrate an ability to use a variety of critical approaches to analyze literary texts. 4) Writing skills to use rhetorically appropriate language and organization to write in various modes for different purposes and audiences. 5) Research processes to frame research questions to plan and conduct inquiry using credible sources to integrate and cite researched information and interpretations with textual evidence.