2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Aug 19, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

English Major


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(48 credits)

Degree Map Literary Studies Concentration

Degree Map Creative Writing Studies Concentration

Learning Outcomes  

The English major fosters skills in critical analysis, independent thinking, creativity, research, and writing through a focus on both literature and creative writing. The program is designed to lay a foundation for a wide range of careers in which clear communication and thinking, as well as research skills, are needed.  

Foundational Studies Requirements (3 credits):


Students will choose one of the following:


Degree Map Literary Studies


This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.00 overall GPA; 2.20 in all Major course work.

Fall 1st Year


Spring 1st Year


Fall 2nd Year


Spring 2nd Year


Fall 3rd Year


Spring 3rd Year


Fall 4th Year


Spring 4th Year


OR


Creative Writing Concentration (27 credits):


Degree Map Creative Writing Studies


This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.00 overall GPA; 2.20 in all Major course work.

Fall 1st Year


Spring 1st Year


Fall 2nd Year


Spring 2nd Year


15 Credits

Fall 3rd Year


Spring 3rd Year


Fall 4th Year


Spring 4th Year


  • Major Elective | 3 Credits
  • Elective | 3 Credits
  • Elective | 3 Credits
  • Elective | 3 Credits
  • Elective | 2 Credits

14 Credits

For more information on 15 to Finish please visit https://learnmoreindiana.org/college/succeeding-incollege/graduating-on-time/

 

Indiana State University’s priority date for filing the FAFSA is April 15. Students must earn 30 credit hours each academic year in order to maximize financial aid from the state of Indiana. Details about how to apply for financial aid, eligibility criteria, and awarding rules are available online at https://www.indstate.edu/financial-aid/apply. Students may view their specific financial file by logging into the MyISU Portal at https://portal.indstate.edu/ISU/login.

 

Program Description and Career Resources: https://www.indstate.edu/academics/undergraduate/majors/english 

Note:


All electives must be approved by an advisor in the department.

Foreign Language Recommendation:


English majors considering graduate work in English should take substantial work in at least one foreign language. French, German, and/or Latin are recommended.

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