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Bachelor of Arts in English with a Creative Writing Emphasis

Course Requirements

General Education Requirements(49 credits)
Biblical Worldview: Regent Cornerstone and Capstone (6 credits)
GENE 100 The Making of the Christian Mind (3 credits)
GENE 402 The Making of a Christian Leader (3 credits)
Biblical Worldview: Christian Foundations (9 credits)
BIBL 103 Old Testament Studies (3 credits)
BIBL 104 New Testament Studies (3 credits)
BIBL 111 Introduction to Christian History and thought (3 credits)
Written and Oral Communication (6 credits)
COMM 110 Public Speaking (3 credits)
ENGL 101 English Composition (3 credits)
Critical Thinking and Analysis (6 credits)
ENGL 102 Research and Academic Writing (3 credits)
PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy (3 credits)
Quantitative and Scientific Literacy (7-8 Credits)
Mathematics (3-4 credits)
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Math 101 Mathematics for Liberal Arts (3 credits)
Math 102 College Algebra (3 credits)
Math 201 Statistics (3 credits)
Math 211 Calculus (4 credits)
Math 220 Discrete Mathematics (3 credits)
Natural Sciences (4 credits)
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BIOL 101 Introduction to Biology with Lab (4 credits)
BIOL 102 Human Biology with Lab (4 credits)
EASC 101 Introduction to Earth Science with Lab (4 credits)
Cultural Perspective (15-16 credits)
Global Studies (3 credits)
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GEOG 101 World Geography (3 credits)
HIST 101 Western Civilization I (3 credits)
HIST 102 Western Civilization II (3 credits)
HIST 211 World History I (3 credits)
HIST 212 World History II (3 credits)
SPAN 101 Introductory Spanish I (4 credits)
SPAN 102 Introductory Spanish II (4 credits)
SPAN 210 Intermediate Spanish I (3 credits)
SPAN 211 Intermediate Spanish I (3 credits)
Literature (3 credits)
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ENGL 205 Literature of the Western World (3 credits)
ENGL 377 Shakespeare (3 credits)
Economics (3 credits)
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ECON 101 Introduction to Economics (3 credits)
ECON 120 Microeconomics (3 credits)
Arts (3 credits)
GENE 200 Art and Culture (3 credits)
U.S. History (3 credits)
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HIST 201 U.S. History I (to 1877) (3 credits)
HIST 202 U.S. History II (from 1877) (3 credits)
Total General Education Credits Required: (49 credits)

Please note: the information shown on these pages is for general reference only. Please refer to the academic catalog in effect at the time of your admission for specific requirements related to general education and other academic programs.

English Core Requirements (30 credits)
ENGL 202 Literature of the United States: Beginnings to the Civil War (3)
ENGL 203 Literature of the United States: Civil War through the 21st Century (3)
ENGL 211 British Literature: Middle Ages through the 18th Century (3)
ENGL 212 British Literature: 19th Century through the 21st Century (3)
ENGL 305 The Art of the Essay (3)
ENGL 330 Studies in World Literature (3)
ENGL 377 Shakespeare (3)
ENGL 485 English Senior Seminar (3)
Plus 6 credits chosen from the following:
ENGL 285 Introduction to the English Language (3)
ENGL 315 African American Literature (3)
ENGL 331 Hispanic Literature (3)
ENGL 332 Medieval English Literature (3)
ENGL 335 Milton and the Seventeenth Century (3)
ENGL 340 Restoration and the Eighteenth Century (3)
ENGL 348 British Romantics (3)
ENGL 350 Victorian Literature (3)
ENGL 360 American Women Writers (3)
ENGL 365 Contemporary Literature (3)
ENGL 370 The Religious Imagination in American Literature (3)
ENGL 490 Advanced Independent Study (1-3)

Emphasis

Students must complete 18 credits within one emphasis area.
Creative Writing Core Courses (12 credits)
ENGL 240 Introduction to Creative Writing (3)
ENGL 320 Creative Writing: Poetry (3)
ENGL 321 Creative Writing: The Short Story (3)
ENGL 410 Seminar in Creative Writing (3)
Plus 6 Creative Writing elective credits chosen from the following: (6 credits)
CTVU 210 Storytelling and Script Writing (3)
ENGL 325 Writing Commercial Fiction (3)
ENGL 326 Creative Nonfiction (3)
ENGL 328 Creative Writing: Novel (3)
Electives (23 credits)
Elective credits can be taken in any discipline (100-400 college-level courses)
Total Degree Hours: 120
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