English majors at Washburn University, upon graduation, are expected to have:
Acquired a knowledge of major developments in British, American, and World Literature;
Developed an understanding of the multi-cultural dimensions of language and literature;
Developed an understanding of the grammars and other aspects of language as media for communication, literature, and culture; and
Mastered the ability to reflect this knowledge and these understandings in analysis, creative thought, and writing.