Academic Catalog 2024-2025

English With Professional Writing Concentration, Bachelor of Arts


Core Curriculum Requirements42
Major Requirements (36 hours)
ENGL 3301Great American Writers I3
ENGL 3302Great American Writers II3
ENGL 3303British Literature I3
ENGL 3304British Literature II3
ENG 338Writing in The Disciplines3
ENG 430Hist & Theory of English Lang3
ENG 432Capstone Seminar3
ENG 433Shakespeare & Renaissa Studies3
ENG 437Prin Literary Criticism3
ENG 440African American Poets3
or ENG 441 African-Am Lit:Fiction & Crit
Addditional Upper Level ENG credits6
Other Requirements (26 hours)
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience1
Elective Courses 25
Concentration in Professional Writing (18 hours)
Select six of the following Creative and/or Technical Writing courses:18
Introduction to Creative Writing
Workshop in Creative Writing
Fiction Workshop
Tech Editing for Professionals
Poetry Workshop
Seminar in Technical Writing
Report and Proposal Writing
Creative Nonfiction
Writing With STEM and STEAM
Total Hours122

The University Core Curriculum is the same across all undergraduate bachelor's programs.   Please consult the academic advisor for your designated major before selecting courses in this area.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 1301 Freshman English I 3
Select one of the following: 3
Contemporary Mathematics I
College Algebra
Math and Business and Econ I
Precalculus Math
COMM 1321
Business & Professional Comm
or Public Address
BIOL 1308
Survey of Life Science
or Chemistry I
Elective 3
FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 1
Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Freshman English II 3
Select one of the following: 3
Music Appreciation
Fine Arts In Daily Living
Introduction to Theatre
Intro African Art
Select one of the following: 3
Chemistry II
Human Anat & Phys I
Introduction To The Earth
Prin of Phys Sci
College Physics I
College Physics II
University Physics I
Select one of the following: 3
Principles Of Economics I
Principles Of Economics II
Introduction To Sociology
Contemporary Social Issues
Soc Of Human Sexuality
Introduction To Anthropology
World Regional Geography
General Psychology
Elective 3
Second Year
Third Semester
ENGL 2332 World Literature I 1 3
HIST 1301 Soc & Pol Hist US to 1877 3
POLS 2305 American Government 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Fourth Semester
ENGL 2333 World Literature II (Recommended Institutional Option) 3
POLS 2306 Texas Government 3
HIST 1302 Soc & Pol Hist US Since 1877 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Third Year
Fifth Semester
ENGL 3301 Great American Writers I 3
ENGL 3303 British Literature I 3
ENG 338 Writing in The Disciplines 3
Concentration 3
ENG 3XX or 4XX Elective 3
Sixth Semester
ENGL 3302 Great American Writers II 3
ENGL 3304 British Literature II 3
ENG 430 Hist & Theory of English Lang 3
Concentration 3
ENG 3XX or 4XX Elective 3
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
ENG 432 Capstone Seminar 3
ENG 433 Shakespeare & Renaissa Studies 3
Concentration 3
Concentration 3
Elective 3
Eighth Semester
ENG 437 Prin Literary Criticism 3
ENG 440
African American Poets
or African-Am Lit:Fiction & Crit
Concentration 3
Concentration 3
Elective 3
Elective 1
 Total Hours122

Recommended option to satisfy related component area in the General Education core.