Student Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes for the creative writing program

  • Students will understand, analyze and effectively use the conventions of the English language.
  • Students will examine how texts function across a range of genres, contexts and cultures.
  • Students will fulfill Missouri State University’s Public Affairs Mission by analyzing how their writing, reading and research:
    • Respond to existing leadership and help provide new leadership.
    • Represent cultures and encounters between cultures.
    • Answer the needs of existing communities and creative new communities (or how these skills might be meaningfully applied in these areas).