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The Department of English and Modern Languages cultivates intellectual, communicative, and creative growth in its students through general education courses in composition and literature and an undergraduate program comprising courses in composition, literature, professional writing, and foreign languages. Through its academic, scholarly, and service activities, the department develops and maintains excellence in its faculty, staff, and students.

Program Learning Outcomes

Writing: Compose effective written responses to a given rhetorical situation.

Research: Formulate research and locate it within a specific interpretive, disciplinary or intellectual context; evaluate and cite appropriate secondary sources; and situate this argument in a critical conversation.

Critical, Integrative and Creative Thinking: Demonstrate the ability to think critically or creatively, and to integrate material from diverse intellectual backgrounds.

Close Reading: Generate an effective close reading of literary or other texts that demonstrates a solid understanding of the formal or rhetorical qualities of texts and successfully employ technical terminology from English Studies.

Historical Analysis/Contextualization: Employ relevant cultural and historical contexts to analyze and interpret texts.



Dr. Paul Dahlgren
Department Chair
English Building, Rm. 228
(229) 931-2191

Ms. Sherreyal Safo
Administrative Assistant
English Building, Rm. 227
(229) 931-2183

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