MFA Program Learning Outcomes
MFA Creative Writing Student Learning Objectives
PLO 1: Students will demonstrate a high level of ability to write and complete a publishable, full-length work of literature in a primary genre concentration (fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, or scriptwriting).
PLO 2: Students will demonstrate a high level of proficiency to write works of literature in a secondary genre concentration (fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, or scriptwriting).
PLO 3: Students will demonstrate an appropriate level of knowledge of literary history, literary theory, and craft and theory of creative writing.
PLO 4: Students will demonstrate critical and analytical skills in the evaluation and interpretation of literary texts.
PLO 5: Students will demonstrate a command of written academic English, including the abilities to: a) organize and present material in a cogent fashion; b) formulate and defend original arguments; c) employ effectively the language of their discipline; d) write under time constraints.