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The Bachelor of Arts in English provides students a foundation in British and American literature and allows students to pursue individual interests by choosing electives from a range of literature, language, and composition courses. Through exposure to diverse texts and extensive composition activity, students will gain the intellectual capacity and practical skills they need to attend graduate school or pursue a wide range of careers..


Upon graduating from the program, students should be able to:
    Evidence competence in reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
    Synthesize literary terms and methods of analysis while critically reading literary texts drawn from various authors, time periods, and cultural contexts.
    Compose academic, creative, or professional texts, which evidence an awareness of genre conventions, format and citation guidelines, stylistic expectations, and grammatical correctness.
    Discover the relation of literature to faith and biblical truth.
This degree program is available in the following formats:

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100% Online courses in a 5-week as-you-go flexible format for busy adults featuring forum discussions and weekly assignment deadlines.

100% Online 8-week courses similar to campus classes with scheduled lectures, discussions and optional live-experiences.

MAJOR36 Hours

24 hours within the major must be at the 3000 level or above. English and Literature courses taken to meet General Education requirements do not count toward major requirements.

    Introductory literature elective3
    American literature surveys6
    British literature surveys6
    Shakespeare elective3
    Language and literature electives15
    Capstone course or undergraduate thesis3

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