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

English, BA, Creative 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
Additional Major Requirements:
• A grade of “C” or better is required in all ENGL courses.
• A minimum of 45 credit hours at the 300/400-level are required to meet University Graduation Requirements.
Note(s):
1 ENGL 101  and ENGL 102  do not count as hours toward the English major (See requirement #4 in Specific 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 Credit Hours: 3
  • MODL 102 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 Credit Hours: 3
  • MODL 202 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 (6 credit hours)


Choose in consultation with academic advisor.

Junior Year (30 credit hours)


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.

English Elective (3 credit hours)


Choose a 300/400-level ENGL course in consultation with academic advisor, excluding ENGL 490 .

History (6 credit hours)


Choose in consultation with academic advisor.

Communication (3 credit hours)


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

ENGL 360  or ENGL 365  may count toward major requirements but an additional course must be taken to complete the hours to make up the course hours.

Minor (6 credit hours)


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

Senior Year (27 credit hours)


English Elective (6 credit hours)


Choose in consultation with academic advisor, excluding ENGL 490 .

  • 3 credit hours 300/400-level ENGL course
  • 3 credit hours 400-level ENGL course

Major Figures (3 credit hours)


Minor (12 credit hours)


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  
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History
(3 cr)
Fine Arts
(3 cr)
Communication
(3 cr)
Literature
(3 cr)
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Literature: ENGL 201 , ENGL 202 , ENGL 205 , ENGL 206 , ENGL 210 , ENGL 211 , ENGL 212 , ENGL 215 , or ENGL 216  

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