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2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English, B.A., Professional Writing Concentration


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Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Arts
Total Credit Hours: 120
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.

Freshman Year (31 credit hours)


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 the General Education Core Curriculum  list of Social/Behavioral Science courses. Three hours must be at the 200-level or above.

History (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core Curriculum  list of History courses.

Mathematics (3 Credits)


Choose from

Natural Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core Curriculum  list of Natural Science courses.

Sophomore Year (32 credit hours)


Required Courses


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 (6 Credits)


Choose any two sophomore surveys (ENGL 201 , ENGL 202 , ENGL 205 , ENGL 206 ) and ENGL 212  (recommended) or ENGL 210 , ENGL 211 , ENGL 223  for a total of 9 hours. Students eligible for ENGL 215  and ENGL 216  may take these courses instead of the soph. surveys.

Philosophy (3 Credits)


PHIL 202  is recommended.

Natural Sciences (6 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core Curriculum  list of Natural Science courses.

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core Curriculum  list of Social/Behavioral Science courses. Three hours must be at the 200-level or above.

Additional Electives (5 Credits)


Junior Year (31 credit hours)


Electives


Fine Arts (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core Curriculum  list of Fine Arts courses in consultation with academic advisor.

English Literature (3 Credits)


Choose any two sophomore surveys (ENGL 201 , ENGL 202 , ENGL 205 , ENGL 206 ) and ENGL 212  (recommended) or ENGL 210 , ENGL 211 , ENGL 223  for a total of 9 hours. Students eligible for ENGL 215  and ENGL 216  may take these courses instead of the soph. surveys.

History (6 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core Curriculum  list of History courses.

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 (6 Credits)


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

Senior Year (26 credit hours)


Electives


English (6 Credits)


Choose three of the following: ENGL 304 ENGL 328 , ENGL 351 , ENGL 352 , ENGL 353 , ENGL 325 , ENGL 326 , ENGL 327 , ENGL 457G ENGL 462G ENGL 464G , ENGL 473G , and/or ENGL 474G .

Minor (12 Credits)


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

General Education Core Curriculum


English
(6 cr)
Mathematics
(6 cr)
Natural Sciences
(9 cr)
Social/Behavioral Sci
(6 cr)
ENGL 101 
ENGL 102  
Choose 3 cr from the first list below
and
Choose 3 cr from the second list below
Choose from the
Gen Ed Course List  
Choose from the
Gen Ed Course List  
History
(3 cr)
Fine Arts
(3 cr)
Communication
(3 cr)
Literature
(3 cr)
Choose from the
Gen Ed Course List  
Choose from the
Gen Ed Course List  
CMCN 100 , CMCN 101 , CMCN 202 , CMCN 203 , CMCN 302 , CMCN 309 , CMCN 310 , ENGL 360 , ENGL 365 , or THEA 261   ENGL 201 , ENGL 202 , ENGL 205 , ENGL 206 , ENGL 215 , or ENGL 216  
 
Mathematics: MATH 102 , MATH 103 , or MATH 105  
Mathematics: MATH 206 , MATH 210 , MATH 250 , or STAT 214  

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