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.