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Degrees and Programs

The English Department at USI is unique in that it offers the option of either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science in all four of its major concentrations, Creative Writing, English Teaching, Literature, or Professional Writing and Rhetoric.

If you would like to learn more about the differences between a Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Science (BS) here at USI you may do so here

Major
Name Hours Courses Check Sheet
English
English, Creative Writing Emphasis 42

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English, Literature Emphasis 42 Checkmark to find out more about Creative Writing Emphasis
English, Professional Writing and Rhetoric 42 Checkmark to find out more about Creative Writing Emphasis
English (Teaching) 42 Checkmark to find out more about Creative Writing Emphasis
Minor
Name Hours Courses Check Sheet
Creative Writing 18 Checkmark to find out more about Creative Writing Emphasis
English Teaching 18 Checkmark to find out more about Creative Writing Emphasis
Entrepreneurship Minor, English Emphasis 18 Checkmark to find out more about Creative Writing Emphasis
Language Arts Teaching 24 Checkmark to find out more about Creative Writing Emphasis
Literature 18 Checkmark to find out more about Creative Writing Emphasis
Professional Writing and Rhetoric 18 Checkmark to find out more about Creative Writing Emphasis

Master's
Name Hours Courses Check Sheet
English 33 Checkmark to find out more about Creative Writing Emphasis
Post-Master's
Name Hours Courses Check Sheet
Dual Credit English Teaching Post-Master’s Certificate 18 Checkmark to find out more about Creative Writing Emphasis

Core 39
In addition to the departmental degree requirements, undergraduate students must complete the University Core 39. Our core provides the foundation for all baccalaureate degrees at the University of Southern Indiana. A university education prepares individuals to live wisely in a diverse and global community by helping students acquire both discipline-specific competence and broader knowledge and skills that reach across disciplines. Talk to your advisor for more information.