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.

Year 1
Year 2

Fall Semester

Study Abroad

For students interested in studying abroad, the recommended semester(s) is fall or spring, second, third, or fourth year.

Additional Information
  • 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.