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Bachelor of Arts

English - Journalism and Professional Writing Concentration

Journalism and Professional Writing Learning Outcomes

Students who complete their degree in English with a concentration in Journalism and Professional Writing will be able to do the following:

  1. Produce accessible, well-designed end products through an on-going process of individual and collective critique, substantive revision, and careful editing
  2. Adapt content, format, and style to different situations, audiences, and purposes, and organize material clearly and effectively for the intended audience
  3. Develop collaboration skills and work and write effectively in a professional context
  4. Develop good research questions and strategies, and gather, evaluate, interpret, and use information accurately, logically, and ethically
  5. Demonstrate basic competence in technology associated with traditional and new communications media
  6. Identify and analyze works of literature in a variety of genres
  7. Accurately identify their own strengths and weaknesses as a writer and communicator and develop a long-term plan for strengthening their skills