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General Education and College Requirements

  • Core Requirements:

- English: ENG 101 (4 credit hours)

- Math: Two math courses, one of which must be ST 311 (6 credit hours total)

- Foreign Language: Intermediate level (201 or higher, 3 credit hours)

  • Humanities:

- History: One course from history group I and one course from history group II (6 credit hours total)

- Literature: One course from literature group I and one course from literature group II (6 credit hours total)

Literature II List A 
SubjectCatalog NbrDescriptionUnits

AFS

248

Survey of African-American Literature

3.00

AFS

349

African Literature in English

3.00

AFS

448

African-American Literature

3.00

CLA

210

Classical Mythology

3.00

CLA

320

Masterpieces of Classical Lit

3.00

ENG

207

Studies in Poetry

3.00

ENG

208

Studies In Fiction

3.00

ENG

209

Introduction to Shakespeare

3.00

ENG

219

Studies in Great Works of Non-Western Literature

3.00

ENG

220

Studies in Great Works of Western Literature

3.00

ENG

221

Literature of the Western World I

3.00

ENG

222

Literature of the Western World II

3.00

ENG

223

Contemporary World Literature I

3.00

ENG

224

Contemporary World Literature II

3.00

ENG

232

Literature and Medicine

3.00

ENG

233

The Literature of Agriculture

3.00

ENG

246

Literature of the Holocaust

3.00

ENG

248

Survey of African-American Literature

3.00

ENG

249

Native American Literature

3.00

ENG

251

Major British Writers

3.00

ENG

252

Major American Writers

3.00

ENG

261

English Literature I

3.00

ENG

262

English Literature II

3.00

ENG

265

American Literature I

3.00

ENG

266

American Literature II

3.00

ENG

267

LGBTQI Literature in the U.S.

3.00

ENG

305

Women and Literature

3.00

ENG

349

African Literature in English

3.00

ENG

362

The British Novel of the 18th Century

3.00

ENG

363

The British Novel of the 19th Century

3.00

ENG

369

The American Novel of the 19th Century

3.00

ENG

370

Early Twentieth-Century Fiction

3.00

ENG

371

Late Twentieth-Century Fiction

3.00

ENG

372

Early Twentieth-Century Poetry

3.00

ENG

373

Late Twentieth-Century Poetry

3.00

ENG

376

Science Fiction

3.00

ENG

377

Fantasy

3.00

ENG

380

Modern Drama

3.00

ENG

382

Film and Literature

3.00

ENG

385

Biblical Backgrounds of English Literature

3.00

ENG

390

Classical Backgrounds of English Literature

3.00

ENG

392

Major World Author

3.00

ENG

393

Studies in Literary Genre

3.00

ENG

394

Studies in World Literature

3.00

ENG

398

Contemporary Literature I (1900 to 1940)

3.00

ENG

399

Contemporary Literature II (1940 to Present)

3.00

ENG

406

Modernism

3.00

ENG

407

Postmodernism

3.00

ENG

420

Major American Author

3.00

ENG

439

17th-Century English Literature

3.00

ENG

448

African-American Literature

3.00

ENG

449

16th-Century English Literature

3.00

ENG

451

Chaucer

3.00

ENG

452

Medieval British Literature

3.00

ENG

453

The Romantic Period

3.00

ENG

460

Major British Author

3.00

ENG

462

18th-Century English Literature

3.00

ENG

463

The Victorian Period

3.00

ENG

464

British Literature and the Founding of Empire

3.00

ENG

465

British Literature, Since 1945

3.00

ENG

468

American Romantics

3.00

ENG

469

American Realism and Naturalism

3.00

ENG

470

American Literature, 1914-1945

3.00

ENG

471

American Literature, Since 1945

3.00

ENG

476

Southern Literature

3.00

ENG

486

Shakespeare, The Earlier Plays

3.00

ENG

487

Shakespeare, The Later Plays

3.00

FL

219

Studies in Great Works of Non-Western Literature

3.00

FL

220

Studies in Great Works of Western Literature

3.00

FL

221

Literature of the Western World I

3.00

FL

223

Contemporary World Literature I

3.00

FL

224

Contemporary World Literature II

3.00

FL

246

Literature of the Holocaust

3.00

FL

392

Major World Author

3.00

FL

393

Studies in Literary Genre

3.00

FL

394

Studies in World Literature

3.00

FL

406

Modernism

3.00

FL

407

Postmodernism

3.00

FLN

301

Twentieth Century Hindi & Urdu Fiction

3.00

FLN

302

Modern Hindi & Urdu Poetry

3.00

FLN

401

Hindi Literature and South Asian Cultural Contexts

3.00

WGS

305

Women and Literature

3.00

Literature II List B
SubjectCatalog NbrDescriptionUnits

ENG

219

Studies in Great Works of Non-Western Literature

3.00

ENG

220

Studies in Great Works of Western Literature

3.00

ENG

221

Literature of the Western World I

3.00

ENG

223

Contemporary World Literature I

3.00

ENG

224

Contemporary World Literature II

3.00

ENG

246

Literature of the Holocaust

3.00

ENG

392

Major World Author

3.00

ENG

393

Studies in Literary Genre

3.00

ENG

394

Studies in World Literature

3.00

ENG

406

Modernism

3.00

ENG

407

Postmodernism

3.00

FL

219

Studies in Great Works of Non-Western Literature

3.00

FL

220

Studies in Great Works of Western Literature

3.00

FL

221

Literature of the Western World I

3.00

FL

222

Literature of the Western World II

3.00

FL

223

Contemporary World Literature I

3.00

FL

224

Contemporary World Literature II

3.00

FL

246

Literature of the Holocaust

3.00

FL

392

Major World Author

3.00

FL

393

Studies in Literary Genre

3.00

FL

394

Studies in World Literature

3.00

FL

406

Modernism

3.00

FL

407

Postmodernism

3.00

FLF

301

Survey of French Literature from the Middle Ages through the Enlightenment

3.00

FLF

302

Survey of French Literature from Romanticism to the Contemporary Period

3.00

FLF

414

Studies in French Prose

3.00

FLF

492

Seminar in French Studies

3.00

FLG

320

Introduction to German Literature

3.00

FLG

323

Twentieth Century German Literature

3.00

FLG

325

German Lyric Poetry

3.00

FLJ

342

Classical Japanese Literature in Translation

3.00

FLJ

344

Early Modern Japanese Literature in Translation

3.00

FLJ

345

Modern Japanese Literature in Translation

3.00

FLN

301

Twentieth Century Hindi & Urdu Fiction

3.00

FLN

302

Modern Hindi & Urdu Poetry

3.00

FLN

401

Hindi Literature and South Asian Cultural Contexts

3.00

FLR

303

Russian Literature in Translation: The Nineteenth Century

3.00

FLR

304

Russian Literature in Translation: The Twentieth Century

3.00

FLS

340

Introduction to Hispanic Literatures and Cultures

3.00

FLS

341

Literature and Culture of Spain I

3.00

FLS

342

Literature and Culture of Spain II

3.00

FLS

343

Literature and Culture of Spain III

3.00

FLS

351

Literature and Culture of Latin America I

3.00

FLS

352

Literature and Culture of Latin America II

3.00

FLS

353

Literature and Culture of Latin America III

3.00

FLS

492

Seminar in Hispanic Studies

3.00

HON

202

Inquiry, Discovery, and Literature

3.00

HON

293

Honors Special Topics-Literature

3.00

  • Philosophy: One course (3 credit hours)
  • Social Sciences:

- Sociology: 1 course *SOC 202 recommended* (3 credit hours)

- Any Social Science from the Social Science GEP Course List (3 credit hours)

- Anthropology: One course *ANT 252 recommended* (3 credit hours)

- Psychology 200 (3 credit hours)

  • Natural Sciences:

- BIO 105/106 or BIO 181, BIO 183, BIO 212 (4 credit hours)

- Any Natural Science from the Natural Science GEP Course List (3 credit hours)

  • Arts and Letters: One course from approved list (3 credit hours)
  • Additional Breadth: One course from approved list (3 credit hours)
  • Interdisciplinary Perspective: Two courses from approved list (5 – 6 total credit hours)
  • Health and Exercise Studies: Two courses (2 – 3 total credit hours)

- Students must take a 100 level AND a 200 level health and exercise studies course

- HESF 100 is a two-credit Health an Exercise Studies course that fulfills both the 100 level and 200 level equipment. This is the only health and exercise studies course that can double-count for both requirements. 

  • Free Electives: 15 total credit hours (courses can be from any discipline and can be taken pass/fail as long as they are not counting towards a major or minor. Students are limited to 12 S/U credit hours for free electives).

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Bachelor of Social Work Requirements

  • Foundation Courses:

– SW 201 Community Social Services 

SW 290 Social Welfare Development in US 

– SW 300 Social Work Research Methods 

 SW 307 Social Welfare Policy Analysis & Advocacy

– SW 310 Human Behavior for Social Work

– SW 312 Multicultural Social Work

 – Social Work Elective (see course catalog for full list)

  • Upper Level:

 – SW 320 Social Work Practices I (Individuals)*

– SW 405 Social Work Practice II (Families and Groups)*

 – SW 408 Social Work Practice III (Organizations and Communities)* 

 – SW 480 Preparation for Field Work*

 – SW 490 Field Work in Social Services*

 – SW 491 Community-Based Field Practicum*

*Residency Requirements: A minimum of 34 credits hours, including three practice courses, field preparation, and fieldwork, must be completed at NC State's Department of Social Work BSW Program*

Graduation Requirements: A grade of C- or better is required in all major courses (with the exception of SW 480 which is taken pass/fail).

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