BA Three-Year Degree Plan

Non-Comprehensive, Minor Required

This is a model three-year degree plan. Your path to graduation may vary slightly based on factors such as college credit you earned while in high school and your choice of general education electives.

Minor required. (Minors typically require 18-24 credit hours.) Total 125-126 credit hours

Check out the course rotation before scheduling your classes.

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours17-18
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
MTH 130 Contemporary Mathematics (or higher) 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
CIS/CSC 101 Computers for Learning (or elective if waived) 2-3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
KIN 210 Healthy Lifestyles: Preventive Approaches 3

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours19
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States Since 1877
3
AGR 100 Technology/Society or MED 120 Mass Media and Society 3
B.A. Language Requirement 3
ENG 200 Great Books and Instant Classics 3
HST 103 World History to Circa 1600 C.E.
or HST 104 World History Since 1600 C.E.
3

Third semester (summer)

CoursesHours
Total hours10
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines 3
BMS 100 Concepts and Issues in the Life Sciences 3
B.A. Language Requirement 3

Fourth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours19
ENG 205 Creative Writing: Nonfiction 3
AST 115 Basic Astronomy 4
PHI 105 Critical Thinking 3
ENG 321 Writing II: Beginning Technical Writing 3
HST 103 World History to Circa 1600 C.E.
or HST 104 World History Since 1600 C.E.
3
B.A. Language Requirement 3

Fifth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours16
ENG 373 Writing with Technology 3
ENG 390 Modern English Grammar 3
ENG 330 Studies in Literature 3
Minor Elective 3
B.A. Language Requirement 3
Intersession Class 1

Sixth semester (summer)

CoursesHours
Total hours9
Minor Elective 9

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
ENG 421 Advanced Technical Writing 3
ENG 500 Advanced Writing: Nonfiction 3
ENG 377 Scientific and Technical Editing 3
COM 315 Public Speaking II 3
ENG 473 Writing with Technology II 3
ENG 575 Topics in Professional Writing 3

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
ENG 422 Career Focus in Professional Writing 3
ENG 574 Technical Writing Internship 3
ENG 487 Analysis of Scientific Literature 3
British or American Literature (ENG 312, 340, 341, 350, or 351) 3
Minor Elective (upper-division) 6