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Learning Goals

  1. Students will have the ability to compose creative texts with deliberate artistic aims.
  2. Students are able to prepare and submit manuscripts meeting professional guidelines to literary and/or commercial publishers.
  3. Students will make sophisticated written and oral statements regarding literature and publishing.
  4. Students are able to address specific goals, strategies, aesthetic and formal concerns, and artistic influences relevant to his/her own creative work within the context of contemporary literature.
  5. Students will understand the concept of being a good literary citizen and seek ways to connect their creative work to the larger community.
  6. Students will have the ability to integrate the knowledge necessary to have successful artistic, academic, and professional careers.  
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