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English & Communications

Biblical Equipping for Excellence in Life and Service








The mission of the English and Communications Department is to produce graduates who can speak and write for various audiences and purposes with clarity, creativity, and sound research according to the Biblical worldview.


Minors Offered:

  • English: Literature
  • English: Creative Writing

Professional Directed Studies (PDS) Programs Offered:

  • PDS: Communications
  • PDS: Modern Languages – French
  • PDS: Modern Languages – German
  • PDS: Modern Languages – Spanish
  • ENGLISH LITERATURE, Minor; Total Hours – 21 hours; See Interdisciplinary Studies for list of courses.
  • ENGLISH CREATIVE WRITING, Minor; Total Hours – 21 hours; See Interdisciplinary Studies for list of courses.

See Professional Directed Studies (PDS) and Interdisciplinary Studies sections for course lists.

Mr. Thomas Crank

Mr. Thomas Crank


Interim Department Chair of English & Communications, Assistant Professor of English

Timothy Hange

Timothy Hange


TESOL Coordinator, Assistant Professor of English & Communications

English & Communications Objectives 

The English & Communications Department will produce graduates who are able to:
  • Critically read and analyze a wide variety of literature in their historical and cultural contexts.
  • Engage in an effective writing process and tailor writing/speaking for various audiences and purposes.
  • Evaluate diverse literary perspectives according to the Biblical worldview.
  • Develop and execute original research projects following appropriate and ethical practices. 

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