2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Jun 30, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED 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. Employ strong research, rhetorical, linguistics, literary, and analytical skills in their writing.
  5. Present literary analysis to formal audiences, demonstrating strategies for audience engagement and oral communication of written work.



English Education


** Meets lower-division Foundational Explorations requirement.

Total Lower-Division Units: 23 (18 Non-FE Units)


*** Meets upper-division Foundational Explorations requirement.

Total Upper-Division Units: 38 (35 Non-FE Units)

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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