Degree or Program Details


English Writing Major
Enables students to acquire a solid background in literature while preparing for careers that require regular, extensive writing as part of professional duties.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 124

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Required Courses in Major 41
Literature Component 18
Literature Electives (300-400 level) 6-8
Literary Surveys and Period Courses 6-8
Choose from the following: 
EN 420 Shakespeare (3-4 cr.)
Writing Component 21
Concentration Areas 12-20
Select from at least two of the following areas. At least 8 credit hours must be at the 400 level. 
Journalism  
EN 491 Internship (2-6 cr.)
Fiction 
Nonfiction 
Poetry 
Technical Writing  
EN 491 Internship (2-6 cr.)
Drama 
Media Writing  
Cognates 0-8

Minor (Any Except Writing) 20