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Degree Plan

Core Curriculum

10 - English 1301 & 1302 Composition – 6 semester hours

20 - Math 1314 College Math or Higher – 3 semester hours

30 - Natural Sciences – 6 semester hours

Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, or Bio/Physical Science

 

40 - Humanities – 3 semester hours

Humanities, Literature, PHIL, Modern or Classical Lit.

50 - Visual/Performing Arts – 3 semester hours

ARTS, MUSI, or DRAM

60 - American History 1301 & 1302 – 6 semester hours

70 - Political Science 2305 & 2306 – 6 semester hours

80 - Social/Behavioral Sciences – 3 semester hours

Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology

90 - Institutionally Designated Option – 6 semester hours

SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321

COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305

Creative Writing Major Requirements

General Program Requirements – 10 semester hours

ENGL 3430 – Professional Writing
SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321 (CORE)
COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305 (CORE)
Sophomore Foreign Language

Creative Writing General Requirements – 33 semester hours

ENGL 2313 Introduction to Creative Writing
ENGL 4323 Literature for Writers
ENGL 3 s.h. sophomore level introductory/Survey courses chosen from ENGL 2316 Intro to Literature, ENGL 2332 World Lit I, ENGL 2333 World Lit II
ENGL 3 s.h. Understanding Language chosen from ENGL 3310 Intro to Study of Language or ENGL 3312 Grammar & Rhetoric
ENGL 3 s.h. Genre/Theme chosen from ENGL 3313 Poetry & Poetics, ENGL 3316 Narrative Fiction, ENGL 3335 Studies in Ethnic Literature or ENGL 3337 Studies in World Lit
ENGL 6 s.h. in Introductory Writing Courses (Choose from ENGL 3315, 3318, 3319 or 3328)
ENGL 6 s.h. in Advanced Writing Courses (Choose from ENGL 4315, 4318, 4319 or 4328)
ENGL 6 s.h. UD electives (Choose from ENGL 4300, 4331, 4332, 4333)

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Notes

s.h. = semester hours
LD = Lower Division (Community College-Level: Freshman, 1000-level /Sophomore, 2000-level)
UD = Upper Division (University-Level: Junior, 3000-level /Senior, 4000-level)
The student is responsible for fulfilling all requirements on this degree plan and is encouraged to review the catalog that governs this degree plan.
Substitutions in this degree plan must be approved by following the same procedures as for the degree.
This document is an unofficial guide to your degree. Please contact an advisor for an official degree plan.
Must meet minimum requirements: 120 s.h. overall, 36 s.h. UD, of which 30 s.h. must be completed at UHV.

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Kandace Henke

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