Student Outcomes

Students who complete degree programs in the Plymouth State University Department of English should be able to:

  • Use cultural, historical, and aesthetic contexts to inform their understanding of all kinds of texts
  • Display analytical skill in their written responses to texts
  • Write fluently and understand writing as an artistic and/or intellectual process
  • Understand the conventions of literary genre as creative writers and critics
  • Capably use research to accomplish their reading, writing and thinking goals
  • Understand the role of emerging digital technologies in writing, literature, and communication