Students will be able to: 

  1. Faith/Worldview: articulate their personal worldview in relationship to the discipline, including a synthesis of how Christian faith impacts approaches language and literature.  
  2. Theory & Criticism: apply a variety of theoretical and critical approaches in, and articulate their importance for, literary and language analysis.
  3. Writing and Research: compose original scholarly writing and research in literature and language.
  4. Literary Analysis: analyze texts based on literary genre, form, context, and social significance.
  5. Professional Development: engage in academic discourse regarding the language and literature through participation in scholarly presentations and the publication process.