Department of English
Bruce K. Bell, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Acting Chair, Department of English (Residential)
Professor of Business and Communication Arts
Yaw Adu-Gyamfi, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of English (LU Online)
Professor of English
The English Department provides instruction in the theory and practice of writing and in the interpretation, analysis, and criticism of literature, in order to prepare students for careers and for graduate study in language arts, language arts education, and literature, all contributing to a lifelong appreciation for written texts and their contexts within a Christian worldview.
ENGL 100 Basic Composition (3 c.h.) is a developmental English course designed to help students improve their writing skills by studying correct usage of grammar and mechanics, organizing their thoughts for written assignments, and composing organized paragraphs and essays through the writing process. ENGL 100 Basic Composition (3 c.h.) is a review of writing concepts established at the secondary level, such as a study of the basic modes of writing, grammar/mechanics, organizing techniques, and correct usage, providing essential tools of writing to students who do not have prerequisite English skills for college-level English.
Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society
- To confer distinction for high achievement in the English language and in literature.
- To provide cultural stimulation and promote interest in literature and the English language in the community.
- To foster the discipline of English in all its aspects, including creative and critical writing.
- To promote good citizenship among its members.
- To exhibit high standards of academic excellence.
- To uphold the spiritual standards of the University.
- Twelve hours of English;
- At least a B in every English course;
- GPA of 3.25.