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2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English, BA, Professional Writing Concentration


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Degree Awarded:         Total Credit Hours:
Bachelor of Arts        120
Career Opportunities:
Teaching, newspapers, magazines, publishing house, radio/TV, movie companies, publications, mass-market, paperback companies, corporations, government agencies
Note(s):
• In order to meet University graduation requirements, each student must complete a minimum of 45 semester hours at the 300 and 400 levels.

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

Freshman Year (30 credit hours)


Modern Language (6 credit hours)


Choose from American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic (ARAB), French (FREN), German (GERM) or Spanish (SPAN) in consultation with academic advisor. All MODL course requirements must be completed in a single language.

  • MODL 101 - Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • MODL 102 - Elective Credit Hours: 3

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 credit hours)


Choose from the General Education Curriculum  list of Social/Behavioral Science courses.

History (3 credit hours)


Choose from the General Education Curriculum  list of History courses.

Mathematics (6 credit hours)


Choose from the General Education Curriculum  list of Mathematics courses.

Natural Sciences (3 credit hours)


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

Sophomore Year (33 credit hours)


Modern Language (6 credit hours)


Choose from American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic (ARAB), French (FREN), German (GERM) or Spanish (SPAN) in consultation with academic advisor. All MODL course requirements must be completed in a single language.

  • MODL 201 - Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • MODL 202 - Elective Credit Hours: 3

Philosophy (3 credit hours)


Choose in consultation with academic advisor.

Natural Sciences (6 credit hours)


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

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 credit hours)


Choose any 200-level or above course from the General Education Curriculum  list of Social/Behavioral Science courses.

General Elective (9 credit hours)


Choose in consultation with academic advisor.

Fine Arts (3 credit hours)


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

Race and Ethnic Studies (3 credit hours)


Course selection must be at the 200-level or higher.Additional courses may meet the Race and Ethnic Studies requirement with academic advisor approval.

History (6 credit hours)


Choose in consultation with academic advisor.

English Elective (3 credit hours)


Minor (6 credit hours)


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

Senior Year (26 credit hours)


Minor (12 credit hours)


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

General Education Curriculum


English
(6 cr)
Mathematics
(6 cr)
Natural Sciences
(9 cr)
Social/Behavioral Sci
(6 cr)
ENGL 101 
ENGL 102  
Choose from the
Gen Ed Course List  
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  
ENGL 365   ENGL 201 , ENGL 202 , ENGL 205 , ENGL 206 , ENGL 215 , or ENGL 216  

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