WRITING MINOR The Writing Minor in the Department of English will consist of 15 hours in Writing courses beyond LENG 111 and 112. All writing minors must take LENG 211 (Advanced Composition), ENGL 212 (Business and Professional Communication) or ENGL 356 (Writing for Social Change.) The other 12 hours may be taken from among any of the following courses: ENGL 210 (Creative Writing), ENGL 211 (Advanced Composition), ENGL 212 (Business and Professional Communication), ENGL 214/JC 214 (Writing for Print/News Media), ENGL 215/ JC 215 (Editing Production of Print Media), ENGL 216/JC 216 (Advanced and Specialized Reporting), ENGL 218/JC 218 (Feature Writing), ENGL 301 (Special Topics in Writing), ENGL 312 (Poetry Writing Workshop), ENGL 313 (Fiction Writing Workshop), ENGL 356 (Writing for Social Change), ENGL 375/ADVC 372 (Public Relations). Other special topics writing courses or writing courses offered in other programs, such as Legal Studies, may be included in the minor on a case by case basis. THE NEXT STEP Baccalaureate Degree Program for Graduates of Two Year Colleges Prerequisite Six credits of composition equivalent to LENG 111 and LENG 112. English (Numerals in front of courses indicate credits) PRE-SENIOR YEAR Fall Semester 3 Introduction to Philosophy/LPHI 131 6 US History/HIST 221 or 222 or English History/HIST 241 or 242 or US Government/POLI 111 or Public Policy/POLI 122 or Minority Groups/ SOCI 230 3 Foreign Language 3 Intro to Linguistics/ENGL 217 3 Foreign Language 15 SENIOR YEAR Fall Semester 3 Shakespeare/ENGL 350 3 Literacy Criticism/ENGL 381 3 Fine Arts Series/LFIN electives 3 LPHI 237 or any LTHE 300 course 3 American Lit 1 Leadership Seminar 16
Spring Semester 3 Pursuits of English/ENGL 206 3 ENGL 200 or ENGL 300 level writing course 3 ENGL 217/Linguistics 3 Foundations of Theology/LTHE 101
Spring Semester 3 British Lit 3 International Lit 3 ENGL 400 Senior Project 3 Upper-level writing/ENGL 3 English elective/ENGL 3 Upper-level literature/ENGL 18
Students will be permitted to take other courses in substitution for any course listed above which they have satisfactorily completed prior to admission into the Next Step program. Students are required to complete 7-19 credits in the Liberal Studies Core Curriculum. Students may transfer courses equivalent to Sacred Scripture, Introduction to Philosophy, the Literature Series, and/or the Fine Arts Series. Students must take the Leadership Seminar, the Theology/ Philosophy III Series, and the Senior Seminar or approved capstone at Gannon University. All students graduating from the College of Humanities must have completed six credits of a Modern Foreign Language.