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English Language and Literature, B.A. (EN)
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First Semester - Fall 200516 hours
ENGL 1013   English Composition I
A study of effective writing, reading, and speaking. Expository writing and the use of the personal computer to plan, draft, and revise will be emphasized. (This course must be completed before reaching Junior standing. ). Class 3. Prerequisites: Qualification on ACT or SAT exam or completion of ENGL 0103 with a passing grade. Minimum grade of 'B' required.
 
HIST 1113   Western Civilization To 1715 (L)
A general survey that emphasizes the technological, intellectual, and religious impact of western culture, especially as it influenced developments of the recent past. Class 3. (Fall)
 
KINE 1512   Concepts Of Lifetime Fitness
General studies requirement under Kinesiology. The course examines various concepts of health and physical fitness with the purpose of encouraging the student to establish positive patterns of activity and healthful living. Class 2.
 
LETU 1101   Cornerstones Of Life And Learning (L)
This course introduces students to the LeTourneau University community and prepares them for the pursuit of whole person education and lifelong learning. It helps students explore and learn how to fulfill God's unique design for their lives through a holistic approach that establishes four essential cornerstones of life and learning: personal, intellectual, spiritual, and community development. Class 1.
 
PSYC 2013   Introduction To Psychology
Basic study of human behavior. Fundamental theories, problems, and procedures relating to human activity. Biological, social, and cultural factors in development. Class 3.
 
      Lab Science Elective
Any natural science course that includes a lecture and a laboratory. Class 3. Lab 3.
 
      Fulfill English Proficiency Requirement
All students must demonstrate proficiency in English by passing either the English Proficiency Examination or ENGL 1001 English Review. Completion of this requirement by exam must take place before a student reaches senior status, otherwise ENGL 1001 must be taken every semester after reaching senior status until successfully completed.
 
Second Semester - Spring 200616 hours
BIBL 1003   Biblical Foundations For Living (L)
An introductory course highlighting the relationship between Biblical teaching and contemporary Christian living. This initial experience in the integration of faith and learning focuses on principles of Biblical interpretation and application. Students learn how to interpret core Biblical passages so as to give guidance for some of the tough issues Christians face today. This course may not be taken by anyone who has passed BIBL 1013 New Testament Literature. Class 3.
 
ENGL 1023   English Composition II
A study of argumentation/logic and writing for the professions with an emphasis on using the personal computer to plan, draft, and revise written projects. Each student is required to write a fully documented research paper and give oral presentations in class. (This course must be completed before reaching Junior standing. ). Class 3. Prerequisite: ENGL 1013. Minimum grade of 'B' required.
 
HIST 1123   Western Civilization From 1715 (L)
Covers world events and significant movements from 1715 to the present. Particular attention is given to the progress of civilization and the development of society in modern history. Class 3. (Spring)
 
MATH     Elective
A College Algebra level or above Mathematics (MATH) 3 credit hour course. Class 3.
 
      Lab Science Elective
Any natural science course that includes a lecture and a laboratory. Class 3. Lab 3.
 
Third Semester - Fall 200618 hours
BIBL 2003   Biblical Literature
This survey provides an overall perspective for understanding the Bible within its historical and cultural setting. The course will focus on the reading of significant portions of the Bible so that students may grasp the framework and themes of the Old and New Testaments as well as the relationship between the Testaments. Throughout the course students will also develop skills in interpreting and applying the Bible to contemporary situations. This course may not be taken by anyone who has passed BIBL 1013 New Testament Literature or BIBL 2013 Old Testament Literature. Class 3. Prerequisite: BIBL 1003.
 
COMM 1113   Introduction To Speech Communication
A study of basic oral communication principles, including verbal and nonverbal language, listening, group dynamics, and public speaking. Emphasis is upon application of these principles in the sending and receiving of different types of oral discourse. Class 3.
 
ENGL 2323   Survey Of British Literature I
A survey of English literature from the beginning through the neoclassical period. Special attention is given to the theory of literary interpretation. Class 3. Prerequisite: ENGL 1023. Minimum grade of 'C' required.
 
HIST 2113   American History to 1865
A general survey of the establishment and growth of the American nation from the colonial period to the end of the Civil War. Covers the social, political, economic, and cultural life of the new nation, giving particular stress to the reasons behind the near dissolution of the Union. Class 3. (Fall)
 
MATH     Elective
A College Algebra level or above Mathematics (MATH) 3 credit hour course. Class 3.
 
      Elementary Foreign Language I
Pronunciation, fundamentals of grammar and syntax, vocabulary building, readings, and conversation in the language. Class 3. 3 total hours needed.
 
Fourth Semester - Spring 200716 hours
ENGL 2333   Survey Of British Literature II
A continuation of ENGL 2323. A survey of English literature from the pre-romantic period to present. Special attention is given to study of specific genres. Class 3. Prerequisite: ENGL 1023. (Spring) Minimum grade of 'C' required.
 
HIST 2123   American History from 1865
A continuation of the survey of American life beginning with the reconstruction period and extending to the present. Political, economic, diplomatic, and military history are covered along with the contributions of minority groups. Class 3. (Spring)
 
HUMA 1153   Introduction To Fine Arts
A survey course giving exposure to various music and art forms through their historical developments in the western world. Musical forms from classical to modern are explored. Art forms such as architecture, sculpture, and painting are traced from the Greek-Roman period to the present. Class 3.
 
KINE     Physical Activities
Offerings include: aerobics, archery, action games, badminton, basketball, bowling, fitness, flag football, golf, racquetball, scuba diving, soccer, swimming, tennis, volleyball, weight training, etc. (Half of semester.) Class 1.
 
POLS 2103   Federal, State, And Local Government
The structure and operation of American government on the national, state, and local levels stressing an understanding of legislative and administrative procedure. Special attention is given to Texas government policy and processes. Class 3. Prerequisite: Sophomore or higher standing. POLS 3203 Introduction to Political Science may be substituted for POLS 2103.
 
      Elementary Foreign Language II
A continuation of Elementary Foreign Language I. Class 3. Prerequisite: Elementary Foreign Language I. 3 total hours needed.
 
Fifth Semester - Fall 200715 hours
ENGL 3103   Survey Of American Literature I
A survey of the literature of America from the beginning to Whitman. Class 3. Prerequisite: ENGL 1023. (Fall) Minimum grade of 'C' required.
 
ENGL 4913   Literary Criticism
This course is designed to integrate the student's understanding of the theories of literary criticism with their practical applications both to critical interpretation and teaching literature. Class 3. Prerequisite: ENGL 1023. (Fall, Odd years) Minimum grade of 'C' required.
 
ENGL 4923   History Of The English Language
This course will focus on the development of the English language from its earliest origins to the present. Strong emphasis will be placed on the roots of various ethnic forms of the language. A study of ethnic diversity and dialects will also be included. Class 3. Prerequisite: ENGL 1023. (Fall, Even years) Minimum grade of 'C' required.
 
PHIL 2013   Introduction To Philosophy
An introduction to the art of thinking with an analysis of philosophical principles and problems, a brief survey of the history of philosophy, and a review of the contributions of outstanding philosophers. Class 3.
 
      Intermediate Foreign Language I
Grammar review, intensive reading and conversation, and composition. Class 3. Prerequisite: Elementary Foreign Language II. 3 total hours needed.
 
Sixth Semester - Spring 200815 hours
BIBL     Jr.-Sr. Level Elective
Any Junior or Senior (3000 or 4000) level Bible (BIBL) course. Class 3.
 
ENGL 3113   Survey Of American Literature II
A continuation of ENGL 3103. A survey of the literature of America from Whitman to present. Class 3. Prerequisite: ENGL 1023. (Spring) Minimum grade of 'C' required.
 
ENGL 3303   Shakespeare (L)
A study of the sonnets and selected plays with emphasis on the major tragedies. Involvement through drama is emphasized. Class 3. Prerequisite: ENGL 1023. (Spring) Minimum grade of 'C' required.
 
      Intermediate Foreign Language II
A continuation of Intermediate Foreign Language I. Class 3. Prerequisite: Intermediate Foreign Language I. 3 total hours needed.
 
      Minor or General Elective
The minor field and general electives together must consist of the minimum number of hours of courses not used to meet any of the other stated requirements for the major. For each major, the minimum is:
Biblical Studies, B.A. - 12
Biology, B.A. - 14
Business Administration, B.A. - 12
Chemistry, B.A. - 12
Christian Ministry, B.A. - 9
Digital Writing, B.A. - 17
English Language and Literature, B.A. - 17
History-Political Science, B.A. - 21
Mathematics, B.A. - 21
Psychology, B.A. - 12
Class 3. The minor field and general electives together must consist of at least 17 hours of courses not used to meet any of the other above requirements.
 
Seventh Semester - Fall 200815 hours
ENGL 3403   Journalism-Publications
A basic course in journalism with particular attention to the writing, editing, and supervision of school newspapers and yearbooks. Class 3. Prerequisite: ENGL 1023. (Fall, Even years) Minimum grade of 'C' required.
 
ENGL 3503   World Literature: Beginnings Through The Renaissance
A course designed to encourage in-depth reading and analysis of selected, representative works of early non-British/American literatures, including those of Europe, Asia, and/or Africa. A review of critical theory. Reading, projects, and reports are required. Class 3. Prerequisite: ENGL 1023. (Fall, Even years) Minimum grade of 'C' required. ENGL 3553 World Literature: The Enlightenment through the Twentieth Century may be substituted for ENGL 3503.
 
ENGL 3931   English Internship
This internship can be fulfilled by taking ENGL 2011 APPLIED JOURNALISM or by being involved in theater or other practical learning experiences approved by the English Department. Required of English majors. May be applied to general electives only. Class 1.
 
      Minor or General Elective
The minor field and general electives together must consist of the minimum number of hours of courses not used to meet any of the other stated requirements for the major. For each major, the minimum is:
Biblical Studies, B.A. - 12
Biology, B.A. - 14
Business Administration, B.A. - 12
Chemistry, B.A. - 12
Christian Ministry, B.A. - 9
Digital Writing, B.A. - 17
English Language and Literature, B.A. - 17
History-Political Science, B.A. - 21
Mathematics, B.A. - 21
Psychology, B.A. - 12
Class 3. The minor field and general electives together must consist of at least 17 hours of courses not used to meet any of the other above requirements. 8 total hours needed.
 
Eighth Semester - Spring 200915 hours
BIBL     Jr.-Sr. Level Elective
Any Junior or Senior (3000 or 4000) level Bible (BIBL) course. Class 3.
 
ENGL 4943   Special Topics
A course to be utilized for seminars and special lectures in topics which are not offered on a regular basis. Topics have included: C. S. Lewis, Milton, Romantic Literature, Short Story, Tolkien Seminar, Utopian Literature, Southern Women Writers, and Victorian Literature. This course may be taken more than one time when the topics are different. Class 3. Prerequisites: ENGL 1023 and Junior or Senior standing. Minimum grade of 'C' required.
 
ENGL     Literature Elective
Any ENGL 2000+ level courses <b><u>except</u></b>:
ENGL 2011 Applied Journalism
ENGL 2603 Creative Writing
ENGL 3213 Technical Writing
ENGL 3223 Advanced Grammar and Composition
ENGL 3403 Journalism-Publications
ENGL 3413 Visual Literacy
ENGL 3931 English Internship
ENGL 4023 Writing for Digital Media
ENGL 4913 Literary Criticism
ENGL 4923 History of the English Language
ENGL 4931 Digital Writing Practicum
Class 3. Minimum grade of 'C' required. 3 total hours needed.
 
      Minor or General Elective
The minor field and general electives together must consist of the minimum number of hours of courses not used to meet any of the other stated requirements for the major. For each major, the minimum is:
Biblical Studies, B.A. - 12
Biology, B.A. - 14
Business Administration, B.A. - 12
Chemistry, B.A. - 12
Christian Ministry, B.A. - 9
Digital Writing, B.A. - 17
English Language and Literature, B.A. - 17
History-Political Science, B.A. - 21
Mathematics, B.A. - 21
Psychology, B.A. - 12
Class 3. The minor field and general electives together must consist of at least 17 hours of courses not used to meet any of the other above requirements. 6 total hours needed.
 
Total Hours: 126
Notes: An internship in applied journalism or speech is required. This is done in conjunction with co-curricular activities such as student publications, theater, or other activities approved by the English department.