Southwestern Adventist University

Undergraduate Bulletin 2015-2016 PDF



Susan Gardner, Chair; Jayne Doneskey, Renard Doneskey, Judy Myers Laue, Karl Wilcox, Andrew Woolley III

Aims of the Department

The English Department provides classes and support for English majors, English minors, and general studies students. In Freshman Composition and Research Writing all students at the university learn how to write coherent, well-organized essays. Students also take a literature class which requires writing on literary topics. The department helps English majors and minors understand and appreciate American, English, and world literature as well as linguistics and composition.

Students may elect courses which prepare them for careers as secondary English teachers, for graduate study in English, professional schools, or careers where ability to read closely, write effectively, and think critically is essential. A major in English is also an important asset to any student who wishes to specialize in several professional areas: law, medicine, business, public relations, publishing, library science, or government service.

Programs (Click for more info)

General Information

ENGL 121 and 220 must be completed in sequence during the freshman and sophomore years before any other course in English can be taken.

  • B.A. English
  • B.A. English, emphasis in Writing
  • Minor in English
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Composition Courses (Click for more info)

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Literature Courses (Click for more info)

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Other Courses (Click for more info)

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Reading Courses (Click for more info)

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