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BA in English: Concentration in Writing Curriuclum

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Course Number Course Name Credit
ENG 245 Introduction to Creative Writing 3
ENG 423 Writing Seminar 3
Choose FOUR from the following: 12
ENG 250 Writing Assistant Training Seminar
ENG 340 Advanced Writing: Essay
ENG 341 Advanced Writing: Poetry
ENG 342 Advanced Writing: Drama
ENG 343 Advanced Writing: Autobiography and Biography
ENG 344 Advanced Writing: Short Fiction
ENG 345 Advanced Writing: Journalism
ENG 495 Internship
Subtotal Credit Hours: 18
English Literature Courses
ENG 312 Shakespeare 3
ENG TWO English Literature electives 6
Choose TWO genre courses, ONE of which must be writing intensive: 6
ENG 207 Studies in Drama
ENG 208W Studies in Poetry
ENG 220W Studies in the Novel and Short Fiction
ENG 225 Post-Colonial Women’s Novels
Choose ONE Modern Period course: 3
ENG 302 American Literature
ENG 415 Twentieth Century British Literature  
Choose ONE Communication course: 3
COM 105 Introduction to Mass Media
COM 220 Art of the Film
COM 240 Persuasion and Debate
COM 260 Communicating Across Cultures
COM 322 Images in Media Communication
COM 325 Advertising
Total Credit Hours: 39

Recommended:

Course Number Course Name Credit
ENG 200W Applied Journalism
ENG 240 College Newspaper Practicum
ENG 310 Critical Theory
LANG 310 Introduction to Linguistics

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