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  Dec 02, 2022
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Department of English Language & Literature

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Chair: Terry Engel, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor:

Larry R. Long, Ph.D.


Kenneth W. Hammes, Ph.D.

Associate Professors:

Nick Boone, Ph.D.
Michael Claxton, Ph.D.
Kathy Dillion, Ph.D.
Terry Engel, Ph.D.
Larry Hunt, Ph.D.

Assistant Professors:

Charles Bane, Ph.D.
Stephanie Eddleman, Ph.D.
Nathan Henton, M.A.
Russell Keck, Ph.D.
Amy Qualls, Ph.D.
Jon Singleton, Ph.D.


*Heath Carpenter, M.S.E.
Gregory Laing, M.A.

*On academic leave.

The mission of the Department of English Language and Literature is to:

  1. Develop the rhetorical and critical thinking skills necessary for proficiency in reading and writing;
  2. Develop effective written expression;
  3. Build an appreciation for literature as both aesthetic expression and a reflection of the human culture, thought and ideals;
  4. Prepare students for careers in teaching, writing or other fields in which English language skills are valued; and
  5. Demonstrate the importance of reading literature within a spiritual context and of applying Christian values to written communication.

Department of English Language & Literature



Bachelor of Arts


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