English BA, Writing Track
English majors have the option of selecting the writing track within the major, which emphasizes professional writing and is designed for those interested in careers in writing and related fields such as journalism, feature writing, magazine article writing, publishing, editing, technical writing, advertising, script writing for radio and television, screen writing for film, and other kinds of creative writing. It is also appropriate for students interested in teaching writing.
Note: Students on the writing track within the major cannot also receive a Writing minor.
Students in the English major’s writing track must complete the following requirements in addition to fulfilling the University Core Curriculum Requirements. The total number of credits, including University Core Curriculum Requirements and Electives, required for graduation with the English major’s writing track is 121:
Intermediate Level (12 credits)
Advanced Level (3 credits)
Writing Courses (15 credits)
ENG 470: Internship (6 credits)
Advanced History Course (3 credits)
A 200-, 300- (including HIS 320 Selected Studies in History), or 400-level History course