Curriculum in English

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Arts

Creative Writing Concentration

(see footnotes at the bottom)



First Semester

ENGL 101, or
ENGL 121H, or
Freshman Composition
Ancient Epic: Literature and Composition
Topics in Critical Reading and Writing
3 hours
MATH 105 or
MATH 151/161G
Finite Mathematics
College Algebra with Fundamentals / College Algebra                         
3 hours
Foreign Language 1011 SPAN 101, FREN 101, ITAL 101,LAT 101, or GERM 101 3 hours
LS 102 Introduction to Information Research 1 hours
ART 105, or 
ART 106G,H
Survey of World Art History I
Survey of World Art History II
3 hours
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2 hours
  Total: 15 hours


Second Semester

ENGL 102, or
ENGL 122H, or
Critical Reading and Writing
Modern Epic: Literature and Composition
Topics in Reading and Research-Based Writing
3 hours
MATH 162, or
MATH 163, or
MATH 165, or
MATH 185, or
MATH 241
Plane Trigonometry
Calculus for the Biological, Business, and Social Sciences
Pre-Calculus with Trigonometry
Contemporary Math
Elementary Statistics
3 hours
Foreign Language 1021 SPAN 102, FREN 102, ITAL 102, LAT 102, or GERM 102                              3 hours
Music 151 Introduction to Music 3 hours
Elective4   3 hours
  Total: 15 hours



First Semester

††ENGL 300 Introduction to Literary Analysis and Interpretation 3 hours
Foreign Language 2011 SPAN 201, FREN 201,ITAL 201, LAT 201, or GERM 201                                3 hours
HIST 101G,H Western Civilization to 1500 3 hours
Biological Science2,G   3 hours
Theatre 131 Introduction to the Theatre 3 hours
  Total: 15 hours


Second Semester

††ENGL 301 British Literature I 3 hours
  3 hours
Foreign Language 202G SPAN 202, FREN 202, ITAL 202, LAT 202, or GERM 202                                    3 hours
HIST 102H Western Civilization since 1500 3 hours
Biological or Physical
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours




First Semester

††ENGL 351, or
ENGL 352
Early World Literature
Modern World Literature                                                            
3 hours
  3 hours
HIST Elective   3 hours
  3 hours
††ENGL 303 British Literature II 3 hours
  Total: 15 hours


Second Semester

POLI 201, or
American Politics
State and Local Politics
3 hours
††ENGL 435, or
ENGL 436
Shakespeare: Comedies and Romances               
Shakespeare: Tragedies and Histories
3 hours
  3 hours
PHIL Elective   3 hours
COMM 211G,H Introduction to Public Speaking 3 hours
  Total: 15 hours




First Semester

††ENGL 395 Early American Literature                                            3 hours
  3 hours
Electives4   6 hours
Social Science
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours



Second Semester

  3 hours
ENGL 396 American Literature Since 1860                    3 hours
Electives4   9 hours
  Total: 15 hours


Total semester hours required 120

Southeastern 101 is not required of transfer or readmitted Southeastern students with 30 hours or more. Those students will replace Southeastern 101 with 2 hours of free electives.

General Education Courses
HHonors students to take Honors course option:
ENGL 101 or 121H or 123H
ENGL 102 or 122H or 124H
ENGL 230 or 231 or 232
HIST 101 or 102 or 201 or 202 or 101H or 102H or 201H or 202H
COMM 211 or 211H
GBIO 106 or 151H
GBIO 151 or 151H
Art Elective or HONR 191  

Major course.
††Major course. Requires a grade of "C" or better in all courses in the major at the 300- and 400- level.
1Students must complete 12 hours of a single foreign language.
2Students must complete a minimum of 6 hours in a two-semester sequence of a biological science plus a physical science or a two-semester sequence of a physical science plus a biological science. See the General Education Requirements in the Academic Regulations chapter of this catalog for the approved sequenced courses.
3Students may elect a course in Anthropology, Economics, Criminal Justice, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.
4At least 3 hours of general electives must be 400-level courses.
12 hours to be chosen from the following: ENGL 370, 371, 372, 380, 482, 483, 484.