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Degree Program Course Requirements


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Bachelor of Arts
English, Professional Writing Concentration


Area A Essential Skills                      Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
Select one of the following courses:
MATH 1101/1111/1113/1125/1131

Area B Institutional Options              Required Hours: 4-5
COMM 1110
Select two of the following courses:
ITDS 2726/ITDS 2727/ITDS 2735/ITDS 2746/ITDS 2748/ITDS 2749/ITDS 2755
OR
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105/LEAD 1705/LIBR 1105/POLS 2401/Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002/Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.
Note: the extra hour may be used as an elective.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts             Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/ PHIL 1105
Select one of the following fine arts courses:
ARTH 1100/ITDS 1145*/MUSC 1100/THEA 1100
*ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology    Required Hours: 10-11
Select one science course with a lab; the other course may be lab or non-lab:
ANTH 1145 (no lab); ASTR 1105/1305 (lab optional); ASTR 1106/1305; BIOL 1215 (lab included); BIOL 1125 (no lab); BIOL 1225 (lab included); CHEM 1151/1151L; CHEM 1152/1152L; CHEM 1211/1211L; CHEM 1212/1212L; ENVS 1105 (no lab); GEOL 1110 (no lab); GEOL 1112/1112L; GEOL 1121 (lab included); GEOL 1122/1322; GEOL 2225 (lab included); ITDS 1215 (lab included); PHYS 1111/1311; PHYS 1112/1312; PHYS 1125/1325 (lab optional); PHYS 2211/2311; PHYS 2212/2312
Select one of the following courses or a science course from above:
CPSC 1105; CPSC 1301/1301L; MATH 1113; MATH 1125; MATH 1131; MATH 1132; MATH 1165; MATH 2125; PHIL 2115; STAT 1127

Area E Social Sciences                      Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112
Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
ECON 2105/ECON 2106/PHIL 2135/PSYC 1101/SOCI 1101
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
ANTH 1105/ANTH 1107/ANTH 2105/ANTH 2136/ENGL 2136/GEOG 1101/HIST 1111/HIST 1112/ITDS 1146/ITDS 1156

Wellness Requirement                      Required Hours: 3
PELM 1205
Select any one PEDS course.

Area F Courses Related to Major      Required Hours: 18
A grade of C or better is required in each ENGL course.
ENGL 2145 Introduction to Poetry
ENGL 2146 Introduction to Fiction
Foreign Language 1002
Foreign Language 2001
Foreign Language 2002
Select one course from the following:
ENGL 2135 Multicultural Literature
ENGL 2147 Intro to Film
ENGL 2148 Film Genres and Themes
ENGL 2149 Introduction to Drama

Area G Program Requirements         Required Hours: 43
A grade of C or better is required in each course.
ENGL 3111 American Literature to 1865
ENGL 3112 American Literature after 1865
ENGL 3155 News and Feature Writing
ENGL 3156 Advertising Writing
ENGL 3157 Advanced Exposition
ENGL 3158 Writing in the Workplace
ENGL 3176 The Electronic Writer
ENGL 4000 Baccalaureate Survey
ENGL 4698 Internship
ENGL 5000 Professional Writing Portfolio
ENGL 5149 Grant Writing
ENGL 5155 Theories of Rhetoric
ENGL 5167 English Grammar
Select one course from the following:
ENGL 3159 Technical Writing
ENGL 5146 Scientific Writing
Select one course from the following:
ENGL 3165 Introduction to Creative Writing
ENGL 5153 Rhetoric, Propaganda, and Society
Select one course from the following:
ENGL 3121 Shakespeare to 1600
ENGL 3122 Shakespeare after 1600

Area H Program Electives                  Required Hours: 12
A grade of C or better is required in each course.
Select two courses from the following:

ENGL 4135 Medieval Literature in Britain
ENGL 4136 Renaissance Literature in Britain Literature in Britain
ENGL 4137 Restoration and 18th-Century Literature in Britain
ENGL 4138 Romantic Literature in Britain
ENGL 4139 Victorian Literature in Britain
ENGL 4145 Modern Literature in Britain
Select two additional ENGL courses, 3000-level or above.

Area I Electives                                  Required Hours: 5

Total Hours Required: 123

 

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