Sep 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English Language and Literature, Creative and Professional Writing Concentration, B.A.


University College Core Curriculum: 38-40 Credits


Transitional Studies - University Studies: 2 Credits


UNIV 101-102 required for all first time students; UNIV 110 required for transfer students with fewer than 30 transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived. UNIV 111 may be required based on academic performance.

Select one option from the following:

• UNIV 101 – Freshman Seminar I and

• UNIV 102 – Freshman Seminar II

or

• UNIV 110 – University Studies

or

• UNIV 111 – University Studies for Student Success

Transitional Studies - Life Skills: 2 Credits


Select two credits from the following:

• ENTR 100 - Entrepreneurial Thinking 

• FINC 100 - Financial Literacy

• GEOG 110 - Environmental Literacy

• HEED 112 - Health and Wellness

• HEED 113 – Health, Fitness, and Wellness

• PEDU 101 - Swimming (Coed)

• PEDU 107 - Weight Training

• PEDU 112 - Golf

• PEDU 120 - Tennis and Badminton

• PEDU 122 - Volleyball

• PEDU 130 - Basketball

• PEDU 132 - Bowling

• PEDU 140 - Conditioning Exercise

Communication Skills - Written Communication: 3 Credits


  • ENGL 110 - English Composition I 

Communication Skills - Oral Communication: 3 Credits


Select one from the following:

• BADM 215 - Business Communications

• SPEE 200 - Introduction to Speech

Information Literacy: 3 Credits


• ENGL 120 - English Composition II

Reasoning Skills - Critical Thinking: 3 Credits


Not required for students with 60+ transfer credits. Students do not earn credit it requirement is waived.

Select one from the following:

• PHIL 110 - Critical Thinking

• PHIL 220 - Introduction to Logic

Reasoning Skills - Quantitative Reasoning: 3-4 Credits


MATH 121 may be required based on profile scores. Some core courses require a one-hour lab.

Select one from the following:

• MATH 123 - College Algebra

• MATH 126 - Quantitative Reasoning

• MATH 129 - Precalculus Mathematics I

• MATH 130 - Precalculus Mathematics II

• MATH 131 - Algebra and Trigonometry

• POLI 240 - Introduction to Political Statistics

• STAT 202 - Basic Probability and Statistics

Scientific Literacy - Natural Sciences: 7-8 Credits


At least one natural science class must include its associated lab. Some majors require two lab sciences, increasing requirement to 8 credits.

• ASTR 101 - Introduction to Astronomy I: The Solar System

• ASTR 101L - Introduction to Astronomy Lab I: Rocket Science

• ASTR 102 - Introduction to Astronomy II: Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology

• ASTR 102L - Introduction to Astronomy Lab II: Our Place in Space

• ASTR 213 - Life in the Universe

• ASTR 214 - Special Topics in Astronomy: A Cosmic Perspective on the Sustainability of Human Civilization

• BIOL 110 - General Biology I

• BIOL 130 - General Biology II

• BIOL 150 - Principles of Biology I

• BIOL 150L - Principles of Biology I Lab

• BIOL 160 - Principles of Biology II

• BIOL 160L - Principles of Biology II Lab

• CHEM 101 - Introduction to Chemical Principles

• CHEM 102 - Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry

• CHEM 105 - Introduction to Chemical Principles Lecture

• CHEM 105L - Introduction to Chemical Principles Laboratory

• CHEM 106 - Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry Lecture

• CHEM 106L - Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry Laboratory

• CHEM 141 - General Chemistry I Lecture 

• CHEM 141L - General Chemistry I Laboratory

• CHEM 161 - General Chemistry II Lecture

• CHEM 161L - General Chemistry II Laboratory

• ENEC 200 - Nature, Environment, and Ecology

• ENEC 200L - Nature, Environment, and Ecology Lab

• GEOG 200 - Weather and Climate 

• NSCI 110 - Comprehensive Physical Science

• NSCI 111 - Comprehensive Physical Science Lecture

• NSCI 111L - Comprehensive Physical Science Laboratory

• NSCI 120 - Modern Biology

• PHYS 111 - General Physics I

• PHYS 112 - General Physics II

• PHYS 115 - General Physics I

• PHYS 116 - General Physics II

• PHYS 121 - College Physics I

• PHYS 122 - College Physics II

• PHYS 125 - College Physics I 

• PHYS 125L - College Physics I Laboratory

• PHYS 126 - College Physics II

• PHYS 126L - College Physics II Laboratory 

Scientific Literacy - Social Sciences: 3 Credits


Select one from the following:

• CRJC 210 - Introduction to Criminology

• ECON 211 - Principles of Macroeconomics

• ECON 212 - Principles of Microeconomics

• GEOG 210 - Principles of Geography

• HIST 212 - The United States since 1865

• HIST 271 - Environmental History

• POLI 200 - Introduction to Political Science

• POLI 210 - Principles of American Government

• POLI 220 - Principles of Public Administration

• POLI 270 - Climate Change and Public Policy

• PSYC 210 - General Psychology

• SOCI 210 - Principles of Sociology

Humanities and Creative Arts: 3 Credits


Select one from the following:

• ART 210 - Survey of Art

• COMM 220 - Film & Video Appreciation

• ENGL 220 - African-American Literature I

• ENGL 223 - African-American Literature II

• ENGL 240 - Introduction to Literature

• ENGL 250 - Women in Literature

• ENGL 253 - Images of Women 

• HIST 210 - African-American History

• HUMN 211 - Humanities: Music, Art, and Ideas I

• HUMN 212 - Humanities: Music, Art, and Ideas II

• MUSI 210 - Music Appreciation

• MUSI 225 - A History of Jazz in American Culture 

• MUSI 260 - African-American Music

• PHIL 210 - Introduction to Philosophy 

• RELI 215 - Introduction to the Bible

• THEA 203 - Introduction to Theatre

Global Literacy: 3 Credits


Not required for students with 30+ transfer credits from a foreign institution. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.

Select one from the following:

• ANTH 210 - Introduction to Anthropology

• ART 150 - Manga and Sequential Art in World Culture

• ART 215 - Survey of Global Art

• BADM 210 - Introduction to Global Literacy

• CHIN 110 - Elementary Chinese I

• CHIN 120 - Elementary Chinese II

• ENGL 211 - World Literature I

• ENGL 212 - World Literature II

• FREN 110 - Elementary French I

• FREN 120 - Elementary French II

• GEOG 220 - World Regional Geography

• GLBL 200 - Global Literacy Experience I

• HIST 110 - World History to 1600

• HIST 120 - World History since 1600

• HIST 270 - An Introduction to Africa in the World

• PHIL 211 - Introduction to World Religions

• POLI 230 - Ethics and Global Affairs

• SOCI 150 - The Global Society

• SPAN 110 - Elementary Spanish I

• SPAN 112 - Spanish for the Professions I

• SPAN 120 - Elementary Spanish II

• SPAN 122 - Spanish for the Professions II

• SPAN 211 - Intermediate Spanish I

• THEA 242 - Contemporary World Drama 

• YORU 110 - Elementary Yoruba I

• YORU 120 - Elementary Yoruba II

Ethics and Civic Engagement: 3 Credits


Not required for students with 60+ transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.

Select three credits from the following:

• BADM 220 - Ethics in a Contemporary World 

• COHE 200 - Introduction to Community Health

• CRJC 203 - Criminal Justice Ethics 

• EDUC 211 - Laboratory Experiences in Area Schools 

• ENEC 200 - Nature, Environment, and Ecology

• ENGL 232 - Introduction to Film and Visual Literacy

• ENGL 233 - Hip Hop: Poetry, Politics, and Pop Culture 

• ETCE 101 - Foundations of Ethics and Civic Engagement

• ETCE 102 - Intermediate Ethics and Civic Engagement in Action 

• ETCE 103 - Advanced Ethics and Civic Engagement in Action

• ETCE 200 - Ethics and Civic Engagement in Action

• GEOG 270 - Human Beings and the Environment

• HCM 200 - Ethics for Health Professions

• HIST 211 - The United States to 1865

• PHIL 120 - Moral Principles and Contemporary Moral Issues

• PHIL 212 - African-American Philosophy

• PHIL 250 - Environmental Ethics

• PNUR 210 - Introduction to Professional Nursing 

• POLI 110 - Introduction to Sustainability

• POLI 150 - North Carolina Government and Politics

• SPTM 210 - Ethics and Moral Reasoning in Sports

• SWRK 220 - Introduction to Human Services 

Program Requirements: 82 Credits


Courses taken to fulfill university core requirements do not count toward concentration requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 120