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Field of Emphasis in Writing

This field of emphasis is offered for both English and non-English majors.

I. Required Core

ENGL 2152 Argument and Exposition (3 credits)
or ENGL 3150 Writing in the Disciplines (3 credits)
ENGL 3101 Advanced Writing (3 credits)

Subtotal 6 Credits

II. Required Electives

Students must select 12 additional semester credits from the following courses. Courses may be selected from both areas.

Note: Asterisked (*) courses either have prerequisites not required in this emphasis or require consent of instructor.

A. Creative Writing

ENGL 2190 Introduction to Creative Writing (3 credits)
ENGL 3115 Writing Fiction I (3 credits)
ENGL 3125 Writing Poetry I (3 credits)
ENGL 3145 Writing Creative Nonfiction I (3 credits)
*ENGL 4116 Writing Fiction II (3 credits)
*ENGL 4126 Writing Poetry II (3 credits)
*ENGL 4146 Writing Creative Nonfiction II (3 credits)
THTR 2030 Playwriting I (3 credits)
*THTR 3030 Playwriting II (3 credits)

B. Professional Writing

ENGL 2150 Technical Writing (3 credits)
ENGL 3155 Professional Writing (3 credits)
ENGL 3177 Weblogs and Wikis (3 credits)
ENGL 3179 Elements of Electronic Rhetoric (3 credits)
ENGL 4156 Professional Presentations (3 credits)
*ENGL 4169 Web Content Writing (3 credits)
*ENGL 4170 Web Design for Content Writers (3 credits)
*ENGL 4861 Internship in Literary Publishing I (3 credits)
*ENGL 4862 Internship in Literary Publishing II (3 credits)
ENGL Arranged Courses in Professional Writing (1-6 credits)
MASC 1840 Introduction to Media Writing (3 credits)
*MASC 2700 Reporting and Writing (3 credits)

Subtotal 12 Credits

Total Semester Credits Required for Field of Emphasis 18 Credits


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