Degree Plans for English Writing Emphasis

Four-Year Plan

Course Requirements

For specific course requirements and detailed class descriptions, visit the current JBU Catalog.

Sample Four Year Plan - Writing

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree with major in English with Writing Emphasis (2013-15 catalog)†

Writing Emphasis four year plan

(See Literature Four Year Plan)

First Year Fall - Even
EGL   1221    Intro to English Studies (F)
BBL   1013    Old Testament Survey
COR  1002    Gateway Seminar
EGL   1013    English I
HST   1013    Western Civilization I              
         xxx3    Minor/Elective
Total Hours   15

  First Year Spring - Odd
  EGL  1023*    English II
  HST  1023     Western Civilization II
  BBL  1023      New Testament Survey
  KIN    1xx1     Wellness Activity Course
            xxx3     Minor/Elective
            xxx3     Minor/Elective
  Total Hours     16

Second Year Fall - Odd
KIN  1002   Wellness or 1012  Lifetime Fitness
POL  2013   American Government
BIO   xxx3   Life Science Elective
LS    1xx3   Language Elective
         xxx3   Minor/Elective
         xxx3   Minor/Elective
Total Hours   17

  Second Year Spring - Even
  EGL  2223   World Literature II (SE)
  EGL  2393   Advanced Comp (S)              
  LS    1xx3   Language Elective
           xxx3   Math Elective (all have prereqs)
           xxx3   Social Science Elective
  Total Hours     15

Third Year Fall - Even
EGL  2413*  American Literature to 1900 (FE)
EGL  3341*  Publishing Practicum (FE)
EGL  3363*  Advanced English Grammar (F)
LS      2xx3   Language Elective
          xxx3   Art Elective
          xxx3   Minor/Elective
Total Hours   16

  Third Year Spring - Odd
  EGL  2273*  Intro to Creative Wrtg (S)            
  EGL  3333*  Shakespearean Drama (SO)
  EGL  3353*  19th Century British Lit (SO)
  LS     2xx3    Language Elective
            xxx3   Minor/Elective
  Total Hours     15

Fourth Year Fall - Odd
BBL  3003*  Evangelical Theology
EGL  3313*  Medieval Literature (FO)
EGL  4473*  Creative Wrtg Workshop (1st)
         xxx3  Phys Sci Elective (check prereqs)
         xxx3  Minor/Elective
Total Hours   15

  Fourth Year Spring - Even
  BBL   4002*  Christian Life
  EGL   3321*  Writing Center Practicum
  EGL   3323    Renaissance Literature (SE)
  EGL   4473*   Creative Wrtg Workshop (2nd)
            xxx3    Philosophy Elective
            xxx3    Minor/Elective
  Total Hours     15

Total Hours for Four Years: 124

† This plan is only one possible arrangement of courses that includes all the requirements for the English major – Writing Emphasis.  Please see your advisor to discuss other possibilities.  A variation on this plan is required for students starting in odd years due to alternate year courses.

* Course has prerequisites.  All English course prerequisites are accounted for in this plan.  Please check the catalog for prerequisites for electives.

For those courses not offered every semester, the semester of offering is indicated after the course name.  F = fall.  S = spring.  FE = fall of even numbered years.  FO = fall of odd numbered years.  SE = spring of even numbered years.  SO = spring of odd numbered years.

English with emphasis in Literature 4 Year Plan (Starting in Even numbered years)

Printable Writing 4 year plan