The Department of English and Foreign Languages’ purpose is to produce students with a Christ-like character who use the study of literature and languages to serve humanity by implementing a service- learning faith while carrying out the gospel commission in public and private spaces.
The English program is intended to meet the needs of students desiring a strong liberal arts background and/or superior writing skills for the job market, offering the traditional English major as well as a major in professional writing. The Spanish language program with Adventist Colleges Abroad (ACA), provides students with an opportunity to acquire knowledge of the geography, culture, and language of a particular country. The program meets prerequisites for graduate school, and bilingual students find unlimited opportunities for service in the corporate world.
- English (B.A.)
- English Language Arts Education (B.S.)
- English/Professional Writing (B.A.)
- Spanish (B.A.)
SOME COURSES YOU MAY TAKE:
EN 201 : World Literature
A survey of selected world masterpieces of literature–some in translation. Emphasis is placed
on the ancient, medieval, and Renaissance periods, and on major African-American authors.
Prerequisite: EN 112.
EN 303 : Survey of American Literature
A study of major American poets and prose writers and main currents of thought to which they contributed. (This course replaces EN 301 and EN 302). Prerequisite: EN 112.
EN 441 : Nineteenth Century British Authors
A specialized course of study in English poetry and prose between 1798 and 1900. Emphasis is placed on the major Romantic and Victorian poets and the rise of the novel during the Victorian period. Prerequisites: EN 213 (previously EN 211 or 212).
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