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English-Writing Track (BA)

This grid offers a suggested approach for students to prepare them for a BA degree in English (Writing Track) from the AA in Liberal Arts while best satisfying Marymount University’s Liberal Arts Core and University requirements.

A full description of MU’s Liberal Arts Core and University requirements is available here. Please click here for more information about NOVA courses that fulfill Liberal Arts Core requirements.

Please verify with your NOVA advisor that the courses you choose are appropriate for a timely NOVA graduation. It is also imperative that you meet with your Marymount advisor for Marymount's program and graduation requirements. For more information about the BA in English, please contact the school of Arts and Sciences at aas@marymount.edu or 703-284-1560.

Below is a two-year pathway from NOVA. A full 4-year sample plan is available here.
 
NOVA Course & Title Credits MU Notes or Equivalents MU Core &/or Major Req.
1st Semester (16-17 credits)
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 EN 101 Composition I Written Communication core (WR)
Natural Science with Lab Elective 4 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Natural Science (NS)
MTH 151 or higher 3-4 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Mathematics (MT)
HIS Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory History (HI-1)
Elective 3    
2nd Semester (16-17 credits)
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 EN 102 Composition II Written Communication (WR)
Natural Science with Lab Elective 4 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Natural Science (NS)
MTH 152 or higher 3-4 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Mathematics (MT)
Social Science Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory Social Science (SS-1)
Introductory Philosophy Course 3 PH 100 Introduction to Philosophy Introductory Philosophy (PH-1)
3rd Semester (15 credits)
ENG 241 Survey of American Literature I or ENG 242 Survey of American Literature II 3 EN 205 American Literature I or EN 206 American Literature II Introductory Literature (LT-1)/Major
Foreign Language (__201) 3    
Fine Arts Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Fine Arts (FNA)
Social Science Elective (different discipline) 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory Social Science
Religion TRS-2 Course 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Advanced Theology and Religious Studies (TRS-2)
4th Semester (15 credits)
Foreign Language (__202) 3    
CST 110 Introduction to Communication or CST 126 Interpersonal Communication 3 CMD 900 Communication and Media Design Elective  
HIS Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory History (HI-1)
PED 116 + PED Elective + SDV Elective 1 + 1 + 1 HPR 900 Health and Human Performance Elective (1 + 1)

no credit awarded for SDV
 
ENG 211-ENG 219 (Creative Writing Courses) 3 EN 270 Approaches to Creative Writing Major
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