Literature and Writing
Reviewing the significant literature of a particular discipline and reinforcing the writing process at the upper level.
Literature and Writing:
In addition, students will take three (3) semester hours of approved exit requirement course work in literature and writing. These courses will allow students to read significant literature of the world and meet the 6,000 word Gordon Rule requirement. The writing requirement may be satisfied with assignments that include, for instance, revision and rewriting, and process writing. This requirement may be satisfied through comparative literature courses and need not be limited to the Languages, Literature and Writing Department. The course may be taken within the major if appropriate.
The learning outcome goals for Literature and Writing include:
- Students will demonstrate the ability to write a well organized and well substantiated analysis of primary literature and crucial sources in a particular discipline.
- Students will demonstrate the ability to determine the nature and extent of information needed, evaluate information and sources critically, and write persuasively through the effective use of evidence derived from credible information sources.
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