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.

 

Assessment Reports
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Assessment Schedule (.doc)
Grading Rubric - Fall 2007 (.doc)