UMKC Catalog


Master of Arts: English - Student Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes and Program Requirements

Students graduating with an M.A. in English will be able to:

  • Create sophisticated academic arguments that situate texts within aesthetic, social, and historical context.
  • Produce work in dialogue with current and historical conversations in the field;
  • Evaluate and engage methodological approaches appropriate to academic discourse; 
  • Develop and defend, both orally and in writing, their critical perspectives;
  • Synthesize an understanding of interrelations across diverse fields of study;
  • Demonstrate a broad grounding in the diversity of fields in English studies.