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English, Writing Emphasis BA

English, Writing Emphasis BA
Course Number and TitleCredits
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing3
ENGL 102 Intro to College Writing and Research3
UF 100 Intellectual Foundations3
UF 200 Civic and Ethical Foundations3
DLM Mathematics3-4
DLN Natural, Physical, & Applied Sciences course with lab4
DLN Natural, Physical, and Applied Sciences course in a second field3-4
DLV Visual and Performing Arts3
DLL Literature and Humanities3-4
DLS Social Sciences course3
DLS Social Sciences course in a second field3
ENGL 198 Introduction to English Studies1
LING 305 Introduction to Language Studies3
Complete the coursework under one of the following tracks to graduate with a BA in English, Writing Emphasis.

Creative Writing Track

Creative Writing Track
Course Number and TitleCredits
ENGL 201 Nonfiction Writing or
ENGL 204 Writing Creative Nonfiction
ENGL 205 Poetry Writing3
ENGL 206 Fiction Writing3
ENGL 267 Survey of British Literature to 17903
ENGL 268 Survey of British Literature: 1790-Present3
CID ENGL 275 Methods of Literary Studies3
ENGL 277 Survey of American Literature: Beginnings to Civil War3
ENGL 278 Survey of American Literature: Civil War to Present3
ENGL 305 Intermediate Poetry Writing or
ENGL 306 Intermediate Fiction Writing
ENGL 406 Advanced Poetry Writing or
ENGL 407 Advanced Fiction Writing
FF ENGL 491 Portfolio in Creative Writing1
Upper-division English courses (at least 9 credits in literature)21
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits9
Electives to total 120 credits18-21

Rhetoric and Composition/Communication Track

Rhetoric and Composition/Communication Track
Course Number and TitleCredits
ENGL 201 Nonfiction Writing3
ENGL 202 Technical Communication3
ENGL 204 Writing Creative Nonfiction3
ENGL 205 Poetry Writing or
ENGL 206 Fiction Writing
ENGL 275 Methods of Literary Studies3
CID ENGL 304 Argument3
ENGL 324 Topics in Rhetoric and Composition or
COMM 321 Rhetorical Theories
ENGL 329 Grammar, Style, and Writing3
ENGL 401 Advanced Nonfiction Writing3
FF ENGL 492 Capstone in Writing2
COMM 231 Public Speaking3
COMM 331 Message Analysis and Criticism3
COMM 484 Studies in Rhetoric and Public Advocacy or
COMM 412 History of Persuasion
Upper-division English, linguistics, or communication courses9
Upper-division writing courses (May include technical writing, feature writing, critical writing, playwriting, and other writing courses offered either in the Department or outside the English department if writing is clearly the central subject of the course. Please see advising page of English department website for a list of currently approved courses.6
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits2
Electives to total 120 credits24-27