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: Literature (B.A.)
- English: Language Arts Education (B.S.)
- English: Professional Writing (B.A.)
- English: TESOL (B.A)
- Spanish : Full-Year Abroad (B.A.)
- Spanish: Half-Year Abroad (B.A.)
EN 221 : Literature of African Peoples
This course introduces students to the literature of sub‐Saharan Africans, African Americans and West Indians. Prerequisite:
EN 351 : Creative Writing
Designed to meet the needs of those interested in developing skills in creative writing, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
Prerequisite: EN 112 and junior standing.
EN 412 : Linguistics
Introduction to the core subfields of linguistics (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics/pragmatics), focusing on the essential formalisms and analytical techniques needed to pursue more specialized coursework in the field.
Prerequisites: EN 111/112 with a C or better and
EN 203 or permission of the instructor.
FR 201 : Intermediate French
A general review and continuation of grammar and vocabulary building, with special emphasis on the spoken language. Selected readings on French‐American life and culture.
Laboratory is required.
Prerequisite: FR 102
SP 457: Spanish Advanced Composition (W)
This course is designed to further develop Spanish communicative abilities, both verbal and written as well as to increase the knowledge and ability to comprehend a variety of forms of cultural production in the Spanish language.
(Formerly SP 457 Advance Composition and Conversation)
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