English (BA): Language, Writing, and Rhetoric (16ENGLBA-16ENGLLWR)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ENG 101H 4 American Literature7 3
Foreign Language 2011,K 3 History II2, C 3
History I2, C 3 Arts and Letters5 3
Math3, A 3 Math3,A 3
Social Science4,D 3 Social Science4,D 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
16 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Philosophy6, C 3 World Literature9 3
Social Science4, D 3 LWR course in Digital Tech.14 3
GEP Natural Science Req.B 4 GEP Natural Science Req.B 3
British Literature8 3 Social Science4,D 3
LWR course in effective comm.13 3 Free Elective19 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
16 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
English Elective16 3 Rhetoric12 3
Linguistics11 3 Film 10 3
LWR Elective15 3 GEP Addit. Breadth (Nat.Sci/Math)F 3
GEP Interdis. Persp. Req.G 3 GEP Interdis. Persp. Req.G 2-3
Free Elective19 3 LWR Elective15 3
15 14-15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
LWR Elective 15 3 Free Elective19 3
English Elective16 3 Free Elective19 3
Free Elective19 3 Free Elective19 3
Free Elective19 3 Free Elective19 3
Free Elective19 3
15 12

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K, 17, 18: 120

Major/Program Footnotes

Students must receive a C- or better in all courses listed in notes 7-16.
Students may take no more than five 200-level courses to satisfy requirements listed in notes 7-16.

Students must take at least two 400-level courses to satisfy requirements listed in notes 13-16.

1. Foreign Language.  Proficiency at the 201 level is required.  A. Students with high school credit or other knowledge of French, German, Latin, or Spanish must take a placement test to determine the appropriate level for their first course. B. Students who place into FL_ 202 or above have met the language requirement and are eligible to receive 3 hours of advanced placement credit by enrolling in the course into which they are placed and earning a grade of “C-“ or better on the first attempt.  C. FL_ 202 is recommended.  NOTE: FL_ 101 will not count towards graduation unless in a language other then the one used to fill the University’s FL 102 proficiency requirement.
2. History.  Two 200-level courses are required in History, one each from Group I and II.  Group I:  AFS 275, 276; HI 207, 215, 216, 232, 233, 262, 264, 270, 275, 276. Group II:  HI 205, 208, 209, 210, 221, 222, 251, 252.
3. Math. Choose 6 credits from the GEP Mathematical Sciences list (at least one course with an ST or MA prefix).
4. Social Science. Four 3-credit courses from at least three of the following areas:  ANT, ARE, EC, PS, PSYCH, Soc. Also ENG 210, GEO 220, IDS 401, or STS 402.  12 credits total.  Choose 6 hours from the GEP Social Sciences list.
5. Arts and Letters.  Once three-credit course from the list currently approved.
6. Philosophy.  One 3-credit PHI course from the approved GEP Humanities list.
7. American Literature. One 3-credit course from the following list:  ENG 248, 249, 252, 265, 266, 305, 368, 369, 375, 376, 405, 420, 448, 467, 468, 469, 470, 471, 476.
8. British Literature. One 3-credit course from the following list: ENG 251, 261, 261, 362, 363, 385, 390, 439, 449, 451, 452, 453, 460, 462, 463, 464, 465, 486, 487, 490.
9. World Literature. One 3-credit course from the following list: World Literature:  ENG 349; ENG/FL 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 246, 392, 393, 394, 406, 407, 497; FLF 301, 302, 414, 425; FLG 300, 316, 323; FLJ 342, 344, 345; FLN 301, 302, 401; FLR 303, 304; FLS 200, 319, 341, 342, 343, 351, 352, 353, 403, 404; GRK 310, 320; REL 444.
10. Film. One 3-credit course from the following list: ENG 282, 292, 364, 374, 375, 378, 382, 384, 492; AFS 375; COM 364 and 374; IDS 496.
11. Linguistics. One 3-credit course from the following list: ENG 210, 324, 325, 326, ENG/WGS 327, ENG 328, 494, 524, 525.
12. Rhetoric.  One 3-credit course from the following list: ENG 321, 323, ENG/COM 395, ENG 411, 422, 425, 426, 455; COM 321, 411, 451.
13. Effective communication.  One 3-credit course from the following list: ENG 201, 214, 292, 314, 316, 317, 323, 350, 381, 416, 417, 421.
14. Digital Technologies:  One 3-credit course from the following list: ENG 216, 314, 317, 395, 421.

15
. LWR Electives:  Three 3-credit courses (9 credits total) selected from among the following areas:

  • Linguistics (same as for the core): ENG 210, 324, 325, 326, ENG/WGS 327, 328, 494, 524, 525.
  • Rhetoric (same as for the core): ENG 321, 323, ENG/COM 395, ENG 411, 422, 425, 426, 455, COM 321, 411, 451.
  • Effective Communication: ENG 201, 214, 292, 314, 316, 317, 323, 350, 381, 416, 417, 421.
  • Creative Writing and Screenwriting: ENG 287, 288, 289, 330, 388, 389, 430, 488, 489, 499. Note: No more than 1 course in creating writing and screenwriting may be counted as an LWR elective.
  • Digital Technologies: ENG 216, 314, 317, ENG/COM 395, ENG 421.


16.
English Electives. Two 3-credit English electives.  Any courses at the 200 level or above with an ENG prefix (except ENG 209) or FL_202. (6 credits total)

17. Residency Requirement. Minimum of 15 hours of ENG/Film courses at NC State.

18. Grade point average requirement.  A minimum GPA of 2,0 overall and in the major is required for graduation.

19. A maximum of 12 hours of free electives may be taken for credit only.

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: none
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: 
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: Any PHI course on the GEP Humanities list.6  HI Group I courses.2
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:       
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Studies Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
      Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts or  x Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:      
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:      
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: 
K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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