English - Writing

Program Type
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Adding a Writing Concentration allows students to focus on their written communicative skills. Courses included in this concentration allow students to study various genres of writing while learning the practical application of each genre. Technical and Business Writing courses allow students to explore brevity and marketability while also gaining practical skills such as writing an effective resume and cover letter or learning to write for pamphlets and websites. Students are also encouraged to delve into their own creative writing pieces through Poetry, Prose, and Creative Non-Fiction courses. These courses allow students to practice different genres in the creative writing field and learn how to construct a portfolio of creative work or develop a longer manuscript. 

Related Occupations

Majoring in English with the writing concentration is excellent preparation for graduate school in a variety of fields.  Recent graduates have gone on to pursue graduate study in law, journalism, library science, theology, literature, and creative writing.  The English Writing Concentration also prepares students to enter diverse professions. Alumni have become college professors, teachers, sportswriters, journalists, fiction writers, librarians, and coaches and have entered many other exciting professions.

Degree Requirements

  1. Limestone's required Competency & General Education courses
  2. A total of 120 credit hours
  3. The required courses listed below (15 credit hours)
  4. Six additional English Courses from EN202 or 203; EN204 or 205; EN305 or 416; EN310 or 311; EN331 or 418 (18 credit hours)
  5. Six Writing Concentration required courses from EN215, 230**, 231, 232**, 315, 326, and TH308 (18 credit hours)
  6. Two Foreign Language courses in the same language (6 credit hours)

* This major includes five AWE courses (15 credit hours)

**Note: May be repeated for up to a total of nine hours.

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