Student Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes for the professional 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:
    • represent cultures and encounters between cultures

    • respond to existing leadership and help provide new leadership
    • answer the needs of existing communities and creative new communities (or how these skills might be meaningfully applied in these areas