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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

FYI 101. Student Success Course (3 hours)


General Education Foundation (33 hours)

Specializations within General Education Foundation
  • HUM 103. The Humanities: Ancient to Medieval AND
  • HUM 104. The Humanities: Renaissance to Twentieth Century OR
    3 hours of Humanities AND
  • ENG 221. Survey of World Literature (3 hours)
  • IT 202. Information Technology Applications (3 hours)

Additional Requirements (18 hours)

  • PHI 201. Introduction to Christian Worldview (3 hours)
  • BUS 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)

Biblical/Theological Foundation (12 hours)


Major (36 hours)

  • ENG 490. Senior Seminar (3 hours)

Select 33 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 320. Advanced Grammar (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 418. Seventeenth and Eighteenth-century British Liturature (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 Nonfiction: Writing About Spiritual Experiences (3 hours)
  • ENG 435. Oxford Christian Writers (3 hours)


Electives (18 hours)

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