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English Studies
Creative Writing

Bachelor of Arts in English (B.A.)

General Education Curriculum--55 credit hours
English majors are strongly advised to take ENG 102 as part of their general education curriculum. Also, English majors who choose to satisfy their language requirement through course work but who lack the foundation to take language at the intermediate (200) level or pass an intermediate-level translation test should choose a year of foreign language as part of their general education curriculum.

Common English Core--9 or 15 credit hours
     Select one major-author course:
           ENG 301.Chaucer
           ENG 303.Shakespeare
           ENG 304.Milton and the Seventeenth Century
           ENG 310.Jane Austen
           ENG 325.William Faulkner
           ENG 328.Tennessee Williams

    Select one single-genre course:
           ENG 312.British Novel
           ENG 321.American Poetry
           ENG 324.Modern American Novel
           ENG 360.Dramatic Literature
           ENG 377.Studies in Poetry

    Select one of the following:
           ENG 341.Literary Genres and Critical Approaches
           ENG 342.Advanced Grammar
           ENG 343.Introduction to Language and Linguistics
           ENG 345.History of the English Language

Foreign Language

All English majors must attain intermediate-level proficiency in a foreign language. Students may demonstrate proficiency by passing two 200-level foreign-language courses with a grade of C or better in each OR by passing an intermediate-level translation test in the language of their choice.

Creative-Writing Concentration--30 credit hours                   
ENG 280.Introduction to Creative Writing
           ENG 386.Poetry Writing
           ENG 387.Creative Nonfiction
           ENG 388.Script Writing
           ENG 389.Fiction Writing
           One 300- or 400-level English course before 1900
           One 300- or 400-level English course after 1900
           Choose one:
                    ENG 383.Literary Editing and Publishing
                    ENG 407.Internship
           ENG 450.Senior Thesis
           ENG 480.Senior Seminar     
General Electives

Students who elect to take two foreign-language courses at the 200-level to satisfy the foreign-language requirement will take 26 or 27 elective hours; students who satisfy the foreign-language requirement by passing a translation test will take 32 or 33 elective hours.
Total Semester Credits Required in Degree --120 


Dr. Joy A. Farmer
English Program Coordinator
7300 Reinhardt Circle
Waleska, Georgia 30183