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Writing and Communication

120 hrs. + 3 hrs. PE = 123

 This Degree Map is to be used with the guidance of an Academic Advisor to develop the best academic plan for each student. Some changes and adjustments may be necessary to meet program requirements. 

First Year

Fall Semester

HRS

Spring Semester

HRS

course

3

course 

3

course or higher (1001 preferred)

3

course or other Institutional Priority/Area B Elective 

1

course or course 

3

STEM/Area D Lab Science for non-Science major 

4

STEM/Area D Lab Science for non-Science major 

4

course or course 

3

course 

3

course or course 
(not counted in Institutional Priority/Area B)

3

 

 

Activity PE 

1

Total

16

Total

15

 

 

 

 

 Milestones:  coursecourse,course or coursecourse and course  require a grade of C or better. 

 Second Year

Fall Semester

HRS

Spring Semester

HRS

ENGL2111, ENGL2112, course
coursecoursecourse
coursecourseOR course

 

3

Humanities/Area C Elective 

3

Social Sciences/Area E Elective 

3

STEM/Area D Elective (course preferred)

3

Social Sciences/Area E Elective 

3

Field of Study/Area F Elective 

3

Field of Study/Area F Elective

3

course 

3

course , course , course , OR course 

3

Field of Study/Area F Elective

3

course 

2

 

 

Total

17

Total

15

 Milestones:  All English, Math, and Communication courses require a grade of C or better.  Some Ag electives have prereqs; consult an advisor to ensure you have the prereqs for desired Ag electives.

 Third Year

Fall Semester

HRS

Spring Semester

HRS

course 

3

course 

3

course 

3

course 

3

Major Elective 

3

Major Elective

3

Major Elective

3

Major Elective

3

General Elective

3

General Elective

3

Total

15

Total

15

 Third Year Summer (Recommended)

coursecourse, or  course Internship (elective)*

*Students who take a six- or nine-hour internship will reduce the number of General Elective requirements. Students cannot earn more than 9 hours of internship.

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

HRS

Spring Semester

HRS

course 

3

course 

3

Major Elective

3

Major Elective

3

Major Elective

3

General Elective

3

General Elective 

3

coursecourse, or  course Internship (if not taken during third-year summer term)*

3

General Elective

3

course

3

Total

15

Total

15

 *coursecourse, or  course (Internship) must be completed during or before the final semester. Most students complete their internships the summer between their third and fourth years. Students who complete 6 or 9 credit hours of internship will reduce the hours in General Electives. No student may receive more than 9 hours of credit for an internship.