College of Letters and Sciences
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Letters and Sciences and
the General Degree Requirements pages.

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/ HIST 1111/HIST 1112/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/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/ PHIL 2010
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); 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 2500; 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 2030/ 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
PHED 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 2155: Introduction to Literary Studies: Critical Methods
ENGL 2156: Introduction to Literary Studies: Poetics
ENGL 2157: Writing for the English Major

Foreign Language 1002
Foreign Language 2001
Foreign Language 2002

Area G Program Requirements Required Hours: 40
A grade of C or better is required in each course.
ENGL 3159 Technical and Scientific Writing
ENGL 3176 Print Design
ENGL 3171 Digital Rhetoric and Web Site Design
ENGL 3172 Writing, Communities, and New Media
ENGL 4000 Baccalaureate Survey
ENGL 4698 Internship
ENGL 5155 Theories of Rhetoric
ENGL 5149 Grant Writing
ENGL 5167 Grammar

Select five courses from the following:
ENGL 3107 Introduction to Creative Nonfiction Writing
ENGL 3155 New Writing
ENGL 3182 Feature Writing
ENGL 3156 Advertising Writing
ENGL 3158 Writing in the Workplace
ENGL 3128 Editorial and Opinion Writing
ENGL 3127 Scriptwriting
ENGL 3165 Introduction to Creative Writing
ENGL 5153 Rhetoric, Propaganda, and Society

Area H Program Electives Required Hours: 15
A grade of C or better is required in each course.
Select two courses from the following:
ENGL 3135: Medieval Literature in Britain
ENGL 3136: Renaissance Literature in Britain
ENGL 3137: Restoration & 18th-Century in Britain
ENGL 3138: Romantic Literature in Britain
ENGL 3139: Victorian Literature in Britain
ENGL 3140: Modern Literature in Britain
ENGL 3197: Contemporary Anglophone Literature

Select two courses from the following:
ENGL 3145: Early American Literature
ENGL 3146: American Renaissance
ENGL 3147: American Realism and Naturalism
ENGL 3148: American Modernism
ENGL 3149: Contemporary American Literature

Select one course from the following:
ENGL 4105: Shakespeare to 1600
ENGL 4106: Shakespeare after 1600

Area I General Electives Required Hours: 5

Total Hours Required: 123