College of Arts and Sciences

Learning Outcomes

  • Seattle University undergraduates with a minor in Writing Studies should be able to:

    • Demonstrate a rhetorical understanding of the historical, analytic, critical, and ethical dynamics of written communication, its material and cultural contexts, and its ties to power.
    • Produce effective writing in a variety of genres, for different purposes and audiences, incorporating an ethical use of language.
    • Employ appropriate stylistic choices and mechanical correctness in order to produce compelling, rhetorically effective prose in a variety of genres.
    • Prepare for future personal and professional writing contexts by producing and maintaining successful reflective, creative, and disciplinary documents in a professional portfolio.

    Here is a complete list of Learning Outcomes for Seattle University Undergraduate Students