• Skills in interpreting a variety of literary and cultural works, including fiction, film, drama, poetry, non-fiction, and visual media
  • The ability to closely analyze both the language and the form of complex texts and images
  • The ability to engage strategically with a variety of theories of writing, reading, and representation
  • The ability to comprehend information in the context of presentation, audience, time, place and purpose
  • An understanding of social, cultural, political and historical perspectives of film and literature
  • Proficiency in using a variety of technical equipment and software


Problem Solving and Critical Analysis

  • Use critical thinking skills to evaluate and solve problems, demonstrate the ability to be creative and innovative in identifying solutions
  • Analyze complex textual and cultural phenomenon
  • Develop critical observations and attention to detail
  • Pursue innovative and unconventional solutions: ability to take multiple approaches to problems
  • Utilize available resources
  • Demonstrate leadership
  • Monitor the success of a project and identify ways to improve it

Interpersonal Abilities and Teamwork

  • Establish good relations with the people you work with as well as respecting individual differences
  • Work well with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Work effectively within a group, demonstrating leadership
  • Monitoring the success of a project and identifying ways to improve it


  • Organize ideas and materials in an effective way
  • Design, plan, organize and implement projects and tasks within an allotted timeframe

Citizenship and Global Perspective

  • Integrates an awareness of how social, organizational, and global issues are inter-related with individual and local concerns


  • Think and write creatively 
  • Lead and participate in discussions
  • Effectively convey arguments and opinions and encourage independent and creative thought