Example Course Plans
English Writing Example Course Plan
English Literature Example Course Plan
English Writing Course Plan (first 3 semesters)
This is an example course plan based on the 2021-2022 University Catalog; your actual
schedule may deviate from this example. Your faculty advisor will work with you to
select appropriate courses.
As an IWU student, it is your responsibility to track your progress each semester
towards completing graduation requirements using the MyIWU degree audit tool.
*ENGL 280 is best taken in Spring of the first year or Fall of the second year. ENGL
280 and one 200-level literature course are prerequisites for upper-level literature
For students interested in studying abroad, the recommended semester(s) is fall or
spring, second, third, or fourth year.
- English majors are advised to take Gateway Colloquium in the Fall, as it is a requirement
for 200 level courses.
- Students planning to double major in English Writing and Secondary Education should
also follow the English Writing/Secondary Education Course Plan.