Employ informed and flexible processes for writing and speaking, including creating and/or finding ideas, evidence, and data to write about; planning and drafting; revising; editing; and designing or presenting a message so that it is successfully understood by a specified audience.
Write coherent and unified texts, including effective introductions, clear thesis statements, supporting details, transitions, and strong conclusions.
Use various methods of invention, organization, and style to adapt written and oral forms of communication to a specific rhetorical situation.
Utilize the library and electronic resources to locate relevant information, assess its reliability and usefulness, and effectively and ethically incorporate it into their own writing by following an appropriate style of documentation.
Effectively evaluate and comment on the writing of others to facilitate revision.
Write in a correct, clear, and graceful prose style.
Write and speak effectively about the arts to academic and general audiences and for a variety of purposes.
Critically read and evaluate different artistic mediums as well as scholarship in the humanities.