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B.A. in English - Writing

Degree Requirements Sample Program
Course Descriptions Course Schedule

Degree Requirements
The B.A. in English with a Concentration in Writing requires 121 course credits, including:

College Core Requirements 46 credits*
English Major with a Concentration in Writing 45 credits
    Major Courses
21 credits
 
    ENGL 303 Shakespeare (3 credits)
    ENGL 315 The English Tradition in Literature I (3 credits)
    ENGL 316 The English Tradition in Literature II (3 credits)
    ENGL 317 Introduction to Literary Interpretation (3 credits)
    ENGL 334 American Literature I (3 credits)
    ENGL 335 American Literature II (3 credits)
    ENGL 450 Coordinating Seminar (3 credits)
    Context courses with emphasis on writing and speaking  (9 credits)   
Writing Courses  (15 credits)
    ENGL 296 Language and Individual in Society (3 credits)
    ENGL 449 Senior Writing Studio (3 credits)
    Two Advanced Writing Courses (6 credits)
    ENGL 375/475 Writing-Related Internship (3 credits)
Open Electives
30 credits
TOTAL 121 credits

*Three core credits in the Humanities may be satisfied with Major requirements.

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Sample Program
B.A. in English with a Concentration in Writing (121 credits)


Year 1
FYE 101 The First-Year Experience 1 credit
ENGL 110 Writing in Context I (fall) 3 credits
ENGL 120 Writing in Context II (spring) 3 credits
Freshman Seminar 3 credits
Modern Language and Literature Core 6 credits
Core Courses 12 credits
TOTAL 28 credits

Year 2
Core Courses  12 credits
ENGL 296 Language and Individual in Society 3 credits
ENGL 315 The English Tradition in Literature I 3 credits
ENGL 316 The English Tradition in Literature II 3 credits
ENGL 317 Introduction to Literary Interpretation 3 credits
ENGL 334 American Literature I 3 credits
ENGL XXX Context Course 3 credits
Open Elective 3 credits
TOTAL 33 credits

Year 3
Core Courses 3 credits
ENGL 335 American Literature II 3 credits
ENGL XXX Context course 3 credits
ENGL XXX Context course 3 credits
Advanced Writing course 3 credits
Advanced Writing course 3 credits
Open Electives 12 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Year 4
Core Course 3 credits
ENGL 303 Shakespeare 3 credits
ENGL 449 Senior Writing Studio 3 credits
ENGL 450 Coordinating Seminar 3 credits
ENGL 375/475 Writing Internship 3 credits
Open Electives 15 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Total Credits for Graduation: 121

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