B.A. English, Professional Writing Option

Program Admissions Requirements

There are no program admission requirements for the B.A. in English, Professional Writing option.

General Education

The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.

Objective 16
Objective 23
Objective 3 - MATH 1123 Recommended 13
Objective 46
Objective 57
Objective 6 6
Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 83
Objective 7
Objective 8
Objective 93
Total Credits37

 “P” courses are equivalent to the original course.   

Major Requirements

ENGL 2206Creative Writing Workshop3
ENGL 2211Introduction to Literary Analysis3
ENGL 2280Grammar and Usage3
or ENGL 2281 Introduction to Language Studies
ENGL 3307Professional and Technical Writing3
ENGL 3308Business Communications3
ENGL 4401Advanced Composition3
ENGL 4402User Experience Design and Usability3
ENGL 4407Topics in Technical and Professional Communication3
ENGL 4410Writing Internship3
Select TWO of the following writing, reasoning, and media courses:6
Media Writing
Introduction to Graphic Design
Introduction to Public Relations
Multiplatform Storytelling
Public Relations Writing
Writing Internship (3 additional credits)
Introduction to Logic
Select 12 additional English elective credits (excluding ENGL 1101, ENGL 1101P, ENGL 1102, ENGL 1122, & ENGL 1123), 9 credits of which must be upper-division.12
To graduate as an English major, a student must maintain at least a 2.25 grade point average in courses within the English curriculum.
Total Credits45

​Degree Totals

Program Admission Requirements0
General Education37
Major Requirements45
Upper Division Free Electives9
Free Electives29
Total Credits120

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education

Major Academic Plan (MAP)