Aug 23, 2019  
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2018-2019 
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English, Writing and Writing Studies Concentration, BA

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Department: English 

The writing and writing studies concentration is designed to offer a student supervised writing throughout the university career. Students may select courses which emphasize applied writing (technical and business writing), creative writing or the teaching of writing.

Grade Requirement

Majors must achieve a minimum grade of “C” in ENGL 101/101E - Writing Rhetorically  and ENGL 102 - Writing Rhetorically with Sources . Credit earned for ENGL 101/101E  and ENGL 102  may not be applied to the major.

The Department of English will permit a major to use only one passing grade below “C-” to satisfy requirements in the English major. An additional grade below “C-” will require the major to take another English course.

Course Requirements

Required courses (12 credits)

Senior Seminar (3 credits)

Complete one course, selected from the following:

Capstone (3 credits)

Complete one course, selected from the following:


ENGL 493 may be applied to both the Senior Seminar and Capstone requirements. However, an additional three credits must be completed to meet the 36 credit requirement in the major. The additional three credits are selected from any of the elective lists above.

Total minimum credits: 36

Core Curriculum Requirements

A minimum of 120 earned credit hours is required for graduation. These earned hours include the Core Curriculum Requirements as specified in the Undergraduate Academic Programs  section of this catalog and at the Core Curriculum website, For additional graduation requirements, see the Undergraduate Academic Policies and Procedures  section of this catalog.

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