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Mission and Goals


Students successfully completing English department requirements at McMurry University will be able to:

  • Write essays and media projects using appropriate conceptual methods
  • and researched information.
  • Use upper-level reading techniques and critical thinking skills to
  • investigate and understand literary and cultural traditions and
  • innovations.
  • Understand and apply theories of literature and composition and rhetoric
  • to traditional and emerging media.
  • Participate in the English Club and Sigma Tau Delta, Internships, and
  • Conferences.
  • Pursue further graduate, professional, or legal education or careers in
  • fields requiring skilled critical thinking and written communication.