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  Sep 26, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog

English, B.A., Creative Writing Concentration


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CIP Code: CODE: H301 (230101-01)
Total Credit Hours: 120
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Arts
Career Opportunities: Teaching, newspapers, magazines, publishing house, radio/TV, movie companies, publications, mass-market, paperback companies, , corporations, government agencies

In order to meet University graduation requirements, each student must complete a minimum of 45 semester hours at the 300 and 400 levels.

General Education Core Curriculum


Core Curriculum  

Freshman Year


Note


** ENGL 101  and ENGL 102  do not count as hours toward the English major (See requirement #4 in Specific Degree Requirements of the College ).

Electives


Modern Language


  • MODL 101 - Elective 4 Credits.
  • MODL 102 - Elective 3 Credits.

Choose from FREN, GERM, or SPAN in consultation with academic advisor. All MODL course requirements must be completed in a single foreign language.

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from anthropology, criminal justice, economics, geography, political science, psychology, or sociology. NOTE: at least three hours of BHSC electives must be at the 200 level or above.

History (3 Credits)


Mathematics (3 Credits)


Choose from

Natural Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from both biological (BIOL) and physical (CHEM, GEOL, or PHYS) sciences. Two courses must be from the same science.

Total: 31 Credits


Sophomore Year


Electives


Modern Language


  • MODL 201 3 Credits. 
  • MODL 202 3 Credits.

Choose from FREN, GERM, or SPAN in consultation with academic advisor. All MODL course requirements must be completed in a single foreign language.

English Literature (3 Credits)


Choose any non-CW ENGL 200-level course and any other 200 or 300-level course for a total of 6 hours. Students eligible for ENGL 215  and ENGL 216  may take these courses to fulfill this requirement.

Philosophy (3 Credits)


PHIL 202  is recommended.

Natural Sciences (6 Credits)


Choose from both biological (BIOL) and physical (CHEM, GEOL, or PHYS) sciences. Two courses must be from the same science.

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from anthropology, criminal justice, economics, geography, political science, psychology, or sociology. NOTE: at least three hours of BHSC electives must be at the 200 level or above.

Additional Electives (5 Credits)


Total: 32 Credits


Junior Year


Electives


Fine Arts (3 Credits)


Choose from DANC, MUS, THEA, or VIAR in consultation with academic advisor.

English Literature (3 Credits)


Choose any non-CW ENGL 200-level course and any other ENGL 200 or 300-level course for a total of 6 hours. Students eligible for ENGL 215  and ENGL 216  may take these courses to fulfill this requirement.

English Literature (3 Credits)


Choose from ENGL 300 and 400 level courses. At least 12 hours of ENGL 400 level courses are required (exclusive of ENGL 490 ); these hours may be partially satisfied with CW courses and the Major Figures course.

History (6 Credits)


Communication (3 Credits)


Students who take ENGL 360  or ENGL 365  may count this course toward their major. They must take an additional free elective to make up the course hours.

Choose from:

Minor Electives (6 Credits)


Choose electives to complete 18-hour minor. Six of these must be 300 level or above.

Total: 30 Credits


Senior Year


Required Courses


Electives


English Literature (6 Credits)


Choose from ENGL  400 level courses. At least 12 hours of ENGL 400 level courses are required (exclusive of ENGL 490 ); these hours may be partially satisfied with CW courses and the Major Figures course.

English Literature (3 Credits)


Choose from major figures courses such as ENGL 413G , ENGL 414G , ENGL 415G , ENGL 423G , ENGL 424G , or ENGL 496G .

Minor (12 Credits)


Choose electives to complete 18-hour minor. Six of these must be 300 level or above.

Creative Writing (3 Credits)


A total of 9 hours of 300 and 400-level CW courses; choose either option A (Two 300-level workshops [ENGL 325 , ENGL 326 , ENGL 327 ] and one of the following: ENGL 408G , ENGL 409G , ENGL 446G , or ENGL 476G  ); or Option B (One 300-level workshop, one 400-level workshop [ or ENGL 408G ] and,ENGL 409G ENGL 446G , or ENGL 476G .

Total: 27 Credits


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