Writing (B.S.) - Resident

Writing (B.S.) - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
INQR 101Inquiry1
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101Foundational Skills1
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Technology Competency 20-3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 32
RSCH 201Research3
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 32
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 32
THEO 202Theology Survey II 32
Total Hours44-47

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skill requirements


All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirements of RLGN 105 Introduction to Biblical Worldview (2 c.h.) and EVAN 101 Evangelism and the Christian Life (2 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirements of THEO 201 Theology Survey I (2 c.h.) and THEO 202 Theology Survey II (2 c.h.) waived

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
ENGL 102Composition and Literature 13
Total Hours3

Course may fulfill select general education requirements

Major Core
ENGL 333Modern Grammar3
ENGL ElectiveEnglish Writing Elective 13
ENGL ElectiveLiterary History Elective 23
ENGL ElectiveLiterature Author Elective 33
ENGL ElectiveLiterature Elective or Internship 43
WRIT 201Introduction to Creative Writing3
WRIT 305Introduction to Inspirational Writing3
WRIT 402Methods and Materials of Research3
WRIT 491Senior Capstone3
WRIT Elective 53
WRIT Elective 53
WRIT or ENGL Elective 63
Total Hours36

Choose one course from the following: ENGL 307 Expository Writing (3 c.h.), ENGL 350 Advanced Expository Writing (3 c.h.), ENGL 416 Writing (3 c.h.), or ENGL 417 Writing as Cultural Engagement (3 c.h.)


Choose one course from the following: ENGL 300 Survey of Literary History (3 c.h.), ENGL 301 Literary History: Ancient (3 c.h.), or ENGL 302 Literary History: Modern (3 c.h.)


Choose one course from the following: ENGL 308 Author (3 c.h.), ENGL 322 Shakespeare (3 c.h.), or ENGL 412 Author (3 c.h.)


Choose one course from the following: ENGL 304 Period (3 c.h.), ENGL 341 American Realism and Naturalism (3 c.h.), ENGL 405 Literature of the Bible (3 c.h.), ENGL 413 Period (3 c.h.), or ENGL 499 English Internship (1-6 c.h.)


Choose any 300-400 level WRIT course not already applying to the degree


Choose any 300-400 level WRIT or ENGL course not already applying to the degree

Free Electives
Choose 34-40 credit hours of Free Electives34-40
Total Hours34-40

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
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