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  Feb 22, 2018
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Literature, B.A.

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Program Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the program in Literature - Concentrations in Literature and English Education will be able to:

  1. Integrate their literature studies with ongoing reflection and hospitable engagement with a diverse world.
  2. Identify and articulate characteristics and trends of diverse literatures and historical periods: dates, styles, authors, and canon formation.
  3. Develop and support close readings of texts using literary theory and terminology.
  4. Articulate the difference between a traditional pedagogical and a modern linguistics notion of language.
  5. Employ strong research, rhetorical, literary, and analytical skills in their writing.
  6. Present literary analysis to formal audiences, demonstrating strategies for audience engagement and oral communication of written work.



Total Lower Division Units: 18

Total Major: 54 Units

English Education

Total Lower Division Units: 21

Total Major: 53 Units

Teacher Preparation

To complete requirements for a preliminary Single Subject (Secondary) California teaching credential, students who pursue the concentration in English Education must pass the CSET Examination in English (including Composition and Rhetoric, Literature, and Linguistics) to demonstrate Subject Matter Competency and complete the Professional Preparation coursework and other items as required by the commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC).

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