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If you choose to pursue a B.A. in English from Georgian Court University, you’ll develop practical skills that translate seamlessly into the business world.

You’ll have the ability to write and speak well, and so much more. Enhance your critical thinking, research, analytical, and interpretation skills—not to mention your communications acumen—in this multifaceted program. Enter a wide range of career fields that can include law, teaching, writing, library, or education administration. This versatile degree, not to mention minors in English and writing or a concentration in writing, also offers you a flexible foundation to pursue graduate work.



For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

Expand your career opportunities by combining your current major with courses that will strengthen your critical reading, thinking, and writing skills.

Minor Sequence

Eighteen credit hours are required, including EN300 Gateways to Literary Study and two other courses at the 300 level or above taken at Georgian Court. Only courses EN113 American Literature Before 1865 and higher will count toward the total number of credits required for the minor.




For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

Promote your professional or personal aspirations with a minor in writing from GCU. Explore all types of writing, refine your writing style, and boost your communications expertise.

Minor Sequence

Eighteen semester hours are required in writing courses above EN111 Academic Writing and Research I; EN112 Academic Writing and Research II or the equivalent. Courses taken for the minor may not also count toward the major. At least half the required courses must be taken at Georgian Court.

Required Courses
EN/CM230Writing on the Web3
EN250The Power of Grammar3
Electives
Select four of the following:12
EN/CM210
Writing for the Mass Media
EN/CM213
News Writing & Reporting
EN215
Creative Writing
EN221
Honors Argument: Rhetoric & Research
EN/CM222
Digital News Editing
EN225
Topics in Writing
EN/CM245
Writing About Television
EN/CM299
Student Publications Practicum – Editor
EN420
Special Studies (with advisor approval)
EN/CM341
Public Relations Writing
Total Credits18

English majors may not use courses they are counting for their major to fulfill writing minor requirements.




For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

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