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

Critical Path Courses – Identify using the code (CP) which courses are considered critical path courses which represent specific major requirements that are predictive of student success in a given program/plan. Place the (CP) next to the credit hours for the course.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ENG 101H 4 American Literature8 3
Foreign Language 2016,K 3 History II2 3
History I1, C 3 Arts and Letters4 3
GEP Math A 3 GEP MathematicsA 3
Social Science5,D 3 Social Science5,D 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
16 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Philosophy3, C 3 World Literature10 3
Social Science5 3 LWR course in Digital Tech.15 3
GEP Natural Science Req.B 4 GEP Natural Science Req.B 3
British Literature9 3 Social Science5 3
LWR course in effective comm.14 3 Free Elective7 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
16 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
English Elective17 3 Rhetoric13 3
Linguistics12 3 Film Core 11 3
LWR Elective16 3 GEP Addit. Breadth (Nat.Sci/Math)F 3
GEP Interdis. Persp. Req.G 3 GEP Interdis. Persp. Req.G 2-3
Free Elective7 3 LWR Elective16 3
15 14-15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
LWR Elective 16 3 Free Elective7 12
English Elective17 3
Free Elective7 9
15 12

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K, 18,19 120
Major/Program Footnotes

  1. History I One three (3) credit hour course required from the College-approved History I course list (a 200-level survey course covering a culture significantly different from our own, i.e., ancient or non-Western).
  2. History II One three (3) hour course required from the College-approved History II course list (a 200-level survey course covering our own or a similar culture, i.e., United States or other Western Culture).
  3. Philosophy Any PHI course on the approved GEP-Humanities list.
  4. Arts and Letters One three (3) course is required from the College-approved Arts & Letters course list.
  5. Social Sciences Twelve (12) credit hours required from three different disciplines, six (6) must be on GEP-Social Sciences list.
  6. Foreign Language Completion of FLx 201, or comparable proficiency as demonstrated by examination.
  7. Free Electives Twelve (12) credit hours of free electives may be taken for credit only (S/U).
  8. American Literature One three (3) credit hour course from department approved list.
  9. British Literature One three (3) credit hour course from department approved list.
  10. World Literature One three (3) credit hour course from department approved list.
  11. Film One three (3) credit hour course from department approved list.
  12. Linguistics One three (3) credit hour course from department approved list.
  13. Rhetoric One three (3) credit hour course from department approved list.
  14. Effective Communication One three (3) credit hour course from department approved list.
  15. Digital Technologies One three (3) credit hour course from department approved list.
  16. LWR (Language, Writing & Rhetoric) Electives Three, three (3) credit hour courses (9 credit hours total), selected from department approved lists among the areas of Linguistics, Rhetoric, Effective Communication, Creative Writing and Screenwriting and Digital Technologies.
  17. English Electives Two, three (3) credit hour courses, total six (6) credit hours, from department approved list.
  18. Major Residency Requirements Minimum of fifteen (15) credit hours of English/Film courses must be completed at NC State.
  19. Major Grade Point Average (MGPA) Requirements Courses meeting departmental requirements must receive a grade of C- or better. A 2.0 MGPA and overall GPA is required for graduation.

 

 

*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:
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: College History I and Philosophy requirements fulfill this requirement. |
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:  College Social Science requirement fulfills 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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