BA in English Mission, Objectives and Learning Outcomes


The BA in English at the Lebanese American University aims at providing students with literary, linguistic and creative writing competence, preparing them for graduate studies in related fields as well as widening their range of career opportunities.

Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of the program shall be able to:

  1. Work in field-related careers in Lebanon and abroad.
  2. Pursue graduate programs in English Studies and other related fields.
  3. Contribute ethically and productively to their community in pursuit of life-long learning.

Student Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the program, students should be able to:

  1. Analyze texts from multiple points of view in the context of history, society, culture and politics.
  2. Appraise the allusive qualities of texts.
  3. Evaluate different theories in literature and language.
  4. Interpret a variety of texts from different linguistic perspectives.
  5. Develop the creative writing skill set appropriate to a variety of literary genres.
  6. Produce individual scholarly research projects.