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The Department of English and Modern Languages cultivates intellectual, communicative, and creative growth in its students through general education courses in composition and literature; an undergraduate program comprising courses in composition, literature, professional writing, and foreign languages; and a graduate program in Critical Literacy. Through its academic, scholarly, and service activities, the department develops and maintains excellence in its faculty, staff, and students.

Program Learning Outcomes

Writing: Compose effective written responses to a given rhetorical situation.

Research: Formulate research and locate it within a specific interpretive, disciplinary or intellectual context; evaluate and cite appropriate secondary sources; and situate this argument in a critical conversation.

Critical, Integrative and Creative Thinking: Demonstrate the ability to think critically or creatively, and to integrate material from diverse intellectual backgrounds.

Close Reading: Generate an effective close reading of literary or other texts that demonstrates a solid understanding of the formal or rhetorical qualities of texts and successfully employ technical terminology from English Studies.

Historical Analysis/Contextualization: Employ relevant cultural and historical contexts to analyze and interpret texts.

Contacts

Dr. Genie Bryan
Department Chair
English Building, Rm. 228
(229) 931-6984
Eugenia.Bryan@gsw.edu

Ms. Sherreyal Safo
Administrative Assistant
English Building, Rm. 227
(229) 931-2183
sherreyal.safo@gsw.edu

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