Professor Hubele, Chair
Associate Professor Foncree
Associate Professor Ford Specialty Instructor McCarver
In teaching writing, the English department functions to ensure competence in verbal expression and writing skills for students across the curriculum and into the post-collegiate career. Courses for English majors include specialized instruction in critical and research writing. Studies in literature work to impart knowledge of major authors, literary history, specific genres, critical approaches, and ideological content. The content of courses is related to and evaluated against biblical truth and values. English students will have real-world experience through English Capstone Studies, ENG 402. This course covers a wide span of vocational and relational issues germane to an English major.
English Major: 37 hours to include the following:
For students interested in the B.A. in Applied English, please view the
Applied English catalogue listing.
English Minor: 24 hours to include:
English Honors Program: The English department offers opportunities for students to enroll in honors courses from its department. The following are general education, elective, and major courses that may be taken as honors courses: ENG 121, 303, 415, 420, 436, 440, 445, 450, 457, 465, 473, and 480. For honors students majoring in this department, one must pass a minimum of nine hours of honors courses within the discipline and a minimum of nine hours from the honors courses of other departments. Each course must be passed with a B or better. No more than 18 hours of honors courses are required for the honors degree. For other honors program policies, see “Honors Program” found in the “Administration of the Curriculum” section of this catalogue.
Professor Hubele, ChairAssociate Professor FoncreeAssociate Professor Parrott
The Applied English major combines liberal and professional education with a strong foundation in critical and analytical studies. While the program remains true to the objectives and values of Belhaven University's traditional B.A. in English program, the major is specifically designed to prepare students for successful careers as writers and communications specialists in fields such as publishing, law, education, government, community advocacy, the non-profit sector, journalism, corporate communications, finance, and the arts. This major is designed to develop articulate and incisive writing professionals with both the specialized skills needed to negotiate current work contexts
B.A. in Applied English: 52 hours to include the following:
(1) ENG 302, 303, 415
2) 18 hours of 300-400 level ENG courses
(3) ENG 402 (Capstone)
(4) 12 hours of Applied Courses to include BUS 110, BUS 320, COM 309 and ENG 495.
(5) 12 additional hours of Applied Courses from the following: BUS 316, BUS 362, COM 350, GDS 220, CSC 111 or ENG 496 (may be taken up to 6 hours)
Please see each appropriate department for individual course descriptions. Students wishing to pursue a B.A. degree in English, please see the
English Department (ENG) catalogue listing.
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