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2016 - 2017 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2016 - 2017 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English - Professional Writing Concentration, BA

Program Code: 233*/233C
CIP Code: 23.0101

General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

Some general education requirements may be double-counted in the major with departmental approval. Please see your advisor for information.

Language Requirements (6-12 Hours)

Completion of 6 semester hours at the *intermediate level or higher

Note: Language courses 1010 & 1020 or 1030 are prerequisites for *intermediate level courses.

Language courses 1050 or 1060 may be used in General Education Liberal Studies Experience.

Major Requirements (39 Hours)

2.0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the major department, plus any other courses under Major Requirements. Minimum of 18 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill major requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian. No more than 46 semester hours of English courses may be counted toward the BA Degree.

Professional Writing Courses (9 Hours)

R C 1000  is prerequisite to all ENG and RC courses level 2001 & higher

And at Least One of the Following

Senior Capstone and Internship (9 Hours)

Choose One 6 Hour Option

Option 1: ENG 4900 Internship for 6 hours.

Option 2: ENG 4900 Internship for 3 hours AND 3 hours of ENG 3000 level or above.

Required English Courses (18 Hours)

Honors courses are indicated by section number - 410 on the Schedule of Courses

Two 4000 Level Literature Courses - (6 Hours)

One 3000-4000 Level Course - (3 Hours)

Minor Required (12-21 Hours)

  • Minimum of 9 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill minor requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian

Electives (12-21 Hours)

Taken to total 122 hours for the degree

  • 2 semester hours of free electives must be outside the major discipline

Total Required (122 Hours)