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


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

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