Jun 22, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FYG - English, Creative Writing

English - Creative Writing Concentration, BA

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Program Code: 233*/233B
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 (3 Hours)

Students are required to demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency in a language other than English. Intermediate-level proficiency is demonstrated by successful completion of a 4th-semester language course in one of the following:

Note: Beginning language course I & II or beginning combination language course and intermediate language course I are prerequisites for *intermediate level II course. Placement tests are designed for placement purposes only and a score on this test alone is not sufficient to demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency.

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 discipline, plus any other courses under Major Requirements.

36 semester hours above the 2001 level; 24 semester hours must be at the 3000 level or above. RC 1000   a prerequisite for all ENG & RC courses level 2001 and above.

Literature Courses (3 Hours)

Choose at least one of the following genre courses:

Writing in the Discipline (3 Hours)

Senior Capstone (3 Hours)

Choose 3 hours. 

Foundation in Literacy History (18 Hours)

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

4000 Level Literature Courses - Choose Two (6 Hours)

4000 Level English Elective - (3 Hours)

If ENG 4550  taken to meet Writing Course above (not just Capstone), then one 3000 level or higher course can be taken to meet this requirement

Minor Required (12-21 Hours)

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

Electives (13-22 Hours)

Taken to total 120 hours for the degree

Total Required (120 Hours)

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