Professional Writing (Interdisciplinary Studies) (Bachelor of Science) Sample Online Curriculum

This sample course of study is based on the 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog. This is not an official advising document. All efforts have been made to provide accurate program information. However, this information is subject to change by the department.

This is a degree completion program, which means you should already have college credits for the lower division coursework.

Our online enrollment coordinators can provide a free unofficial transfer evaluation before you apply to ODU. Official review of your student records happens when you apply to and are admitted to ODU.

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Upper Division General Education and Program Coursework

Old Dominion University CourseCreditsNotes
IDS 300W Interdisciplinary Theory and Concepts3
ENGL/IDS 307T Digital Writing3Satisfies GEN ED. Impact of Technology requirement
IDS 493 Interdisciplinary Studies Electronic Portfolio Project3
ENGL 325 Introduction to Rhetorical Studies3
ENGL 327W Advanced Composition 3
ENGL 334W Technical Writing3
Three professional writing elective courses9Choose from ENGL 335, 350, 354, 368, 370, 371W, 380, 381, 395/396, 427W, 435W, 439, 468, 477, 481, 485W, 486, and 495/496
Three courses in organizational foundations9Choose from: COMM 303, 304, 305, 308W, 351, 355, 400W; CS 300T; MGMT 325, 327, 330, 340; MKTG 311, 402, 411; PHIL 303E; PSYC 303, 343, 344, 345; CPS 410, 417

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This bachelor's degree requires a minimum of 120 credit hours total.

To complete this degree at ODU as a transfer, a minimum of 30 credit hours must be earned at ODU.


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