WAC Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate proficiency in writing genres appropriate to the various disciplines addressed to critical readers.
  2. Students will demonstrate proficiency in constructing discipline-appropriate claims/theses/questions to put forward ideas in a focused manner.
  3. Students will use evidence appropriately to support claims.
  4. Students will use analysis/synthesis/reflection/argument to develop ideas, which may include organization, structure, coherence, and depth of thinking.
  5. Students will integrate the ideas of others appropriately for the discipline.
  6. Students will practice ethical and professional standards of citation.
  7. Students will demonstrate use of language appropriate for the audience and purpose.
  8. Students will use constructive feedback from readers to revise writing to be more effective in achieving its purpose for readers.