The Creative Writing BA Program |
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The Creative Writing BA Program: Student Learning Outcomes
(2005–06; from Major Summary Report)
Major learning outcomes for this program - Every creative writing student should be able to:
- Closely read both canonical and modern/postmodern prose narratives and poems.
- Demonstrate an understanding of various forms and structures of fiction and poetry.
- Demonstrate familiarity with a variety of professional writers’ styles and voices in fiction and poetry in order to develop his or her own individual style.
- Become comfortable with the workshop process of self and group analysis and critique.
- Demonstrate knowledge of various texts’ relations to their historical content.
- Demonstrate some awareness of literary influence and literary history.
- Demonstrate knowledge of editing and revision techniques, the world of publishing, and other career-related aspects of writing.
- Produce an extended work of fiction and poetry.
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