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English Major

The major in English is designed to open many avenues of Christian service as well as to provide foundational courses for a graduate degree in English.

English Course Requirements | 120 Total Hours

General Education Foundation (33 hours)

Specialization required within General Education Foundation:
  • HUM 103 The Humanities: Ancient to Medieval AND
    HUM 104. The Humanities: Renaissance toTwentieth Century OR
    3 hours of Humanities AND
    ENG 221 Survey of World Literature.
  • IT 202 Information Technology Applications (3 hours)
Additional Requirements (15 hours)
  • COM 202 Communication for the Workplace (3 Hours)
  • ENG 222 Survey of American Literature (3 Hours)
  • ENG 223 Survey of English Literature (3 hours)
  • Any foreign language or approved courses (6 hours)

Electives (18 hours)

Biblical/Theological Foundation (18 hours)

Major (36 hours)

Select 36 hours of English (ENG) courses.
  • ENG 224 Survey of Christian Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 305 Poetry: Theory and Practice (3 hours)
  • ENG 308 Colonial American Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 310 American Prose Writers: World War I - Present (3 hours)
  • ENG 315 Creative Fiction (3 hours)
  • ENG 325 British and American Literature: 1660-1800 (3 hours)
  • ENG 330 Nineteenth Century American Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 335 African American Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 405 History of the English Language (3 hours)
  • ENG 410 Advanced Composition: Theory and Practice (3 hours)
  • ENG 415 Shakespeare I: Histories and Comedies (3 hours)
  • ENG 416 Shakespeare II: Tragedies and Romances (3 hours)
  • ENG 420 Ninteenth-century British Novels (3 hours)
  • ENG 421 British Romantic Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 423 Twentieth Century British Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 425 Studies in the Short Story (3 hours)
  • ENG 430 Creative Non-Fiction: Writing About Spiritual Experiences (3 hours)
  • ENG 435 Oxford Christian Writers (3 hours)

Note: Those students who fail to take and pass the computer proficiency examination must take IT 101

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