Read, closely analyze, interpret, and produce texts in a variety of formats and genre
For Literature: Draw from different critical perspectives and appreciate how differences in theoretical framework can produce multiple readings of a text
For Creative Writing: Draw effectively from craft principles in more than one genre in order to create a variety of creative pieces
Analyze the role that intersections among race, gender, class, sexuality, and/or national or global history play in literary studies
Write and speak effectively for specific audiences and purposes in university, public, and professional life
For Literature: Conduct scholarly inquiry to produce literary research.
For Creative Writing: Demonstrate the professional habits of creative writers: revision, workshopping, public reading, and submission for publication