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Literature, Language and Writing Program Details

Literature, Language and Writing program overview here.

Tuition and fees: https://edwardscampus.ku.edu/edwards-campus-tuition-fees
To apply: https://admissions.ku.edu/transfer-requirements-deadlines/transfer-applying
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  Spring: Nov. 1
  Summer/Fall: Feb. 1
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Admissions Requirements

Minimum requirements:

1. Admission to the University of Kansas (Review University admission requirements and apply online at https://admissions.ku.edu/transfer-requirements-deadlines.)

2. Official transcript from each college you have attended.

 

Curriculum and Requirements


Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements

Quantitative Reasoning (3 hours)

This course must be approved for Goal 1, Learning Outcome 2 of the KU Core AND must be offered by a department within the College of Liberal Arts and Science. This requirement is in addition to the KU Core Goal 1, Learning Outcome 2 for quantitative literacy required by the KU Core.

Laboratory or Field Experience (Variable hours)

This course must be an academic-credit bearing laboratory or field experience.

Writing (6 hours)

Students must complete six credit hours (two courses) of collegiate writing-level instruction.

Non-English Language Proficiency

Students must demonstrate fourth-semester proficiency in a single non-English language, or third-semester proficiency in a first non-English language and first-semester proficiency in a second non-English language.

 

Bachelor of General Studies Requirements

BGS requirements include completion of a secondary field of study (a second major or minor) or completion of two certificates, and the completion of an approved career preparation course (3 hours).

 

Prerequisites

All of the courses required for the major are upper-level (300+) and offered at the KU Edwards Campus. It is recommended that students complete a 200-level English course before taking the upper-level ENGL courses.

 

Graduation Requirements

• 120-credit-hour minimum

• 45 must be junior/senior-level, with at least 30 junior/senior-level in residence at KU

• 2.0 KU GPA in junior/senior (300+) courses in the major and a 2.0 KU GPA in all KU course work.

 

Transfer Credit

• A maximum of 64 hours from community or junior colleges count toward minimum cumulative total hours (120). Learn more at credittransfer.ku.edu.

• Only transfer grades of C or higher count toward KU degree requirements. 

 

Literature, Language & Writing Curriculum

This program’s requirements are flexible, allowing you to tailor your education to your interests.

Literature (4 courses)

At least 1 British Literature

At least 1 American Literature

At least 2 courses covering writings prior to 1900

Writing (3 courses)

Possible options include fiction writing, nonfiction writing, poetry writing and technical writing.

English Electives (3 courses)

To see a current list of offered courses, visit classes.ku.edu.

Capstone (1 course)

Complete one 500-level ENGL course.

Certificate Programs Curriculum

Each undergraduate certificate requires 12 hours of coursework at the junior/senior level. They can be completed in one to three semesters, and offer a light course load and flexible curriculum students can take at their own pace. Courses are offered onsite at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park. Select classes are available online and on the KU Lawrence Campus.

 

Creative and Analytical Writing

Creative Writing (Select two)

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

ENGL 351 Fiction Writing I

3

ENGL 351

ENGL 551 Fiction Writing II

3

ENGL 551

ENGL 352 Poetry Writing I

3

ENGL 352

ENGL 552 Poetry Writing II

3

ENGL 552

ENGL 355 Nonfiction Writing I

3

ENGL 355

ENGL 555 Nonfiction Writing II

3

ENGL 555

 

Writing About Ideas (Select two)

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

ENGL 306 Global Environmental Literature

3

ENGL 306

ENGL 327 Studies in Twentieth-Century Drama:____

3

ENGL 327

ENGL 332 Shakespeare

3

ENGL 332

ENGL 338 Introduction to African-American Literature

3

ENGL 338

ENGL 479 The Literature of _____

3

ENGL 479

ENGL 590 Studies in______

3

ENGL 590

HIST 353 Indigenous Peoples of North America

3

HIST 353

HIST 319 History, Women and Diversity in the U.S.

3

HIST 319

HIST 530 History of American Women—Colonial Times to 1870

3

HIST 530

HIST 531 History of American Women—1870 to Present

3

HIST 531

 

Critical Thinking and Writing

 

Writing in the World (Select two)

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

ENGL 360 Topics in Writing _____

3

ENGL 360

ENGL 362 Foundations of Technical Writing

3

ENGL 362

ENGL 494 Research Internship

3

ENGL 494

ENGL 496 Internship

4

ENGL 496

ENGL 497 Service Learning Internship

3

ENGL 497

 

Writing About Ideas (Select two)

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

ENGL 306 Global Environmental Literature

3

ENGL 306

ENGL 327 Studies in Twentieth-Century Drama:____

3

ENGL 327

ENGL 332 Shakespeare

3

ENGL 332

ENGL 338 Introduction to African-American Literature

3

ENGL 338

ENGL 479 The Literature of _____

3

ENGL 479

ENGL 590 Studies in______

3

ENGL 590

HIST 353 Indigenous Peoples of North America

3

HIST 353

HIST 319 History, Women and Diversity in the U.S.

3

HIST 319

HIST 530 History of American Women—Colonial Times to 1870

3

HIST 530

HIST 531 History of American Women—1870 to Present

3

HIST 531

 


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