Department of English Virginia Doland, Ph.D., Chair Faculty Professor: Doland Associate Professors: Gilman, McDougall, W. Shanebeck, Smith Instructor: Sargent Objectives: The department of English has five objectives: the understanding of language as a means of communication, in cludi ng the commun ication of the gospel; the ability to speak and write with clarity; an understanding of literature as a record of the development of human thought and the reflection of human history; the appre ciat ion and enjoyment of good literature; and an acquaintance with the literary her i tage of the English-speaking world. History 305 is recommended for all En glish majors. Department Major: 30 units, of which 24 must be upper division, six units of En glish 250 Introductory Studies in Literature: English Literature, are required for the major and are prerequisite to upper divi sion courses in the major. The student must also complete three units of 450 Stud ies in Lit erary Criticism, three units of 470 Seminar and select at least three units from each of 350, 360, 370, 440. Remain ing units may be completed in any of the upper division English course offerings, ex cept that no more than three units should be completed in 330. Special Waiver Program: The English department in cooperation with the de partment of communication provides a special Waiver Program in the single sub ject, (secondary credential), teaching major in English/communication. This program provides considerable flexibility for those planning to teach English in high school. In addition to the general education re quirement of twelve un its in Engli sh com position, literature and communication, an
450, 452 STUDENT TEACHING, SEC O NDARY SCHOOLS (6,6) Ful l time laboratory experiences in school classrooms under the direction of qualified supervising teachers and university super visors. Prerequisite: consent. (Students do ing student teaching are limited to a maxi mum of I 5 units that semest er. If the st u dent is working, a reduction in load may be necessary.) Philosophy and practices of a Christian teacher in the classroom and on the campus . A ims of Christ ian schools and means of achieving them; attitudes and convictions which Christian schools seek to develop in students. 460 CHRIST IAN PHILOSOPHY OF EDU CATION (2) 480 DIRECTED STUDY ( 1-3) Consideration of topics in school curricu lum according to needs of individual stu dents. Prerequisite: consent.
English core of 22 units (six units of ENG 250: Engl ish Literature, ENG 320, 350, one unit of ENG 470 and nine units to be se lected from ENG 360, 370, 420, 430, 440, 450 and 460) is required. An additional bloc of nine units of communication is then taken depending upon the student's areas of interest. The options in this bloc cover journalism, writing, speech communication and drama. Each student is also required to take communication education seminar 476 for two units, making a total ofthirty three units in this special program. Those interested are advised to consult with the depar tments of English and communica tion. Department Minor: 18 un its, of which 12 must be upper division. The student se lects units from three or more of the courses listed above under the depart ment major. Humanities Major: English or Literature Concentration: The department of English offers two pos sible areas of subject concentration for the humanities major (page 49). This concen tration may consist of either English or lit erature. It is basically a minor in English, but more flexibility is possible through depart ment advisement. NOTE: Unless otherwise stated, a course may be repeated with different content (section title). 90 BASIC ENGLISH WORKSHOP (3) Workshop in English fundamentals em phasizing grammar, punctuation, spel ling and paragraph writing. Students scoring less than 400 on the verbal section of the SAT must take and pass Basic English Workshop within the first year of resi dence (before English I I0). If a student wishes to challenge his SAT score he may take a diagnostic test administered by the English department. If he fails this test, he must take Basic English Workshop; three semester hours with no unit cred it toward graduation.
I03 ENGLI SH FOR THE NON-NATIVE SPEAKER: PARAGRAPH DEVELOP MENT AND GRAMMAR REVIEW (3) Intensive grammar review, note-taking skills and paragraph development. Empha sis on pre-writing, outlining, unity, summa rizing, and mechanics of composition . This course will be required of al l students whose native language is other than Engl ish and whose Engl ish diagnostic test demon strates need of these ski lls. Must be taken during the first semester of residence. Only six units of English for the Non-Na tive Speaker may be appl ied toward graduation. I05 ENGLISH FOR THE NON-NATIVE SPEAKER: CONVERSATION AND PRO NUNCIATION (3) Emphasis on listening skills , pronunci ation, intonation, and conversational strat egies. Weekly interviews and field work will be requ ired. This cou rse will be re quired of all students whose native lan guage is other than English and whose En glish diagnostic test demonstrates need of these skills. Prerequ isite: departmental placement. O nly six units of Engl ish for the Non-Native Speaker may be applied toward graduation. I07 ENGLISH FOR THE NON-NATIVE SPEAKER: ESSAY AND ACADEMIC WRITING (3) Studies in essay organization and devel opment and research skills. Individualized work in grammar and mechanics. Th is course will be required of all students whose native language is other than English and whose English diagnostic test demon strates need of these skills. Prerequisite EN I03 or departmental placement. Students must successfully complete I07 before they will be permitted to enroll in I I0A and I IOB, which are required of all stu dents. English I I0A must be taken in the semester immediately following successful completion of I 07. Only six units of English for the Non-Native Speaker may be ap plied toward graduation.
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