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  Jan 18, 2018
 
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

English, B.A, with a Writing Concentration


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Student who pursue the English B.A. with Writing Concentration will have the ability to focus more deeply on studying, practicing, and researching writing through specialized courses. Students with the Writing Concentration will have significantly more experience with a broad writing curriculum by the time they complete the program.

Requirements for the English Major with a Writing Concentration


Core Curriculum Requirements


48-63 Credit Hours dependent on courses taken.  See Undergraduate Core Curriculum  

Major Requirements:


36 credit hours

Required Courses (27 credit hours)


Electives (9 credit hours)


English B.A. with Writing Concentration


Freshman Year


Fall Semester


  • ENGL 115 - Rhetoric
  • THEO 111 - Theological Foundations or CORE 100 - First Year Seminar
  • PHIL 100 - Ethics as Intro to Philosophy
  • Second Language
  • Mathematical Perspectives
  • CORE101

Spring Semester


  • THEO 111 - Theological Foundations or CORE 100 - First Year Seminar
  • PHIL 200 - Philosophical Perspectives
  • Literature and the Moral Imagination
  • Second Language
  • Historical Perspectives
  • CORE 102

Sophomore Year


Fall Semester


  • ENGL 210 - Methods Workshop
  • Scientific Perspectives
  • Theological Perspectives (200+ level)
  • Quantitative Reasoning Flag
  • General Elective

Spring Semester


  • Theories/Research in Writing
  • Language/Linguistics
  • Natural Science
  • Social Science
  • E/RS Elective

Junior Year


Fall Semester


  • Professional Writing
  • English Literature Elective       
  • Creative Perspectives
  • General Electives (6 hours)

Spring Semester


  • Writing Elective
  • English Literature Elective
  • Diversity Flag
  • General Electives (6 hours)

Senior Year


Fall Semester


  • Writing Elective
  • English Literature Elective
  • General Electives (9 hours)

Spring Semester


  • ENGL 499 - Senior Seminar
  • Writing Elective
  • General Electives (9 hours)
  • CORE 499

TOTAL Minimum Hours Required for Degree: 120 Semester Hours


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