General Studies: English
BGS Learning Outcomes - Aims of a BYU Education
Reflect on and describe how their coursework in the BGS program has contributed to the aims of a BYU education:
- Spiritually strengthening
- Character building
- Intellectually enlarging
- Preparing for lifelong learning and service.
Interpretive and Communicative Skills
English BGS graduates will develop and demonstrate critical reading strategies, professional writing expertise, and sophisticated analytical skills.
Interpretive and Communicative Contexts
English graduates will explore the development of literary traditions and genres as well as become familiar with the critical methodologies and scholarly conversations in the discipline; they will engage with these contexts in their written, oral, and visual work.
Interpretive and Communicative Ethics
English graduates will embrace literature as a source of wisdom, spiritual insight, and aesthetic pleasure; as a medium for encountering and reflecting upon the diversity of human experience; and as a guide for building relationships and discerning value.