Disciplinary Proficiency with Interdisciplinary Focus
Emphasize advanced training in one discipline within the humanistic tradition, (e.g. literature, art history, philosophy, music, dance, film, etc.), and demonstrate broad interdisciplinary knowledge of intellectual and artistic creativity.
Advanced Research and Scholarly Writing
Produce scholarly writing incorporating mastery of existing scholarship and analysis, revision, and oral presentation.
Additional Disciplinary Proficiency
Demonstrate additional disciplinary proficiency either in a second foreign language (a 300 level course with a significant literary component, but not the same course(s) used for the general language requirment) or advanced course work in a discipline other than literature (e.g., art history, history, philosophy, film, etc.). Graduate advisors must approve students' areas of emphasis.
Effective Critical and Analytical Thinking
Demonstrate critical and analytical thinking through reading, classroom discussion, writing, and oral presentation.