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.
Dr. Genie Bryan
Ms. Sherreyal Safo