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BIBL 1033   Biblical Literature
This survey provides an overall perspective for understanding the Bible within its historical and cultural setting. The course will focus on the reading of significant portions of the Bible so that students may grasp the framework and themes of the Old and New Testaments as well as the relationship between the Testaments. Throughout the course students will also develop skills in interpreting and applying the Bible to contemporary situations. Class 3.
 
BIBL 1043   Biblical Foundations For Living (L)
An introductory course highlighting the relationship between Biblical teaching and contemporary Christian living. This initial experience in the integration of faith and learning focuses on principles of Biblical interpretation and application. Students learn how to interpret core Biblical passages so as to give guidance for some of the tough issues Christians face today. Class 3.
 
BIBL     Jr.-Sr. Level Elective
Any Junior or Senior (3000 or 4000) level Bible (BIBL) course. Class 3.
 
BIBL     Jr.-Sr. Level Elective
Any Junior or Senior (3000 or 4000) level Bible (BIBL) course. Class 3.
 
COMM 1113   Introduction To Speech Communication
A study of basic oral communication principles, including verbal and nonverbal language, listening, group dynamics, and public speaking. Emphasis is upon application of these principles in the sending and receiving of different types of oral discourse. Class 3.
 
ENGL 1013   English Composition I
A study of effective writing, reading, and speaking. Emphasis is on effective personal and expository writing. (This course must be completed before reaching Junior standing.) Class 3. Prerequisite: Qualification on ACT or SAT exam or completion of ENGL 1004 with a grade of D..
 
ENGL 1023   English Composition II
A study of argumentation/logic and writing for the professions with an emphasis on using the personal computer to plan, draft, and revise written projects. Each student is required to write a fully documented research paper and give oral presentations in class. (This course must be completed before reaching Junior standing.) Class 3. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1004 with a grade of C or better or ENGL 1013..
 
ENGL     Literature Elective
Any ENGL 2000+ level courses <b><u>except</u></b>:
ENGL 2011 Applied Journalism
ENGL 2603 Creative Writing
ENGL 3213 Technical Writing
ENGL 3223 Advanced Grammar and Composition
ENGL 3403 Journalism-Publications
ENGL 3413 Visual Literacy
ENGL 3931 English Internship
ENGL 4023 Writing for Digital Media
ENGL 4913 Literary Criticism
ENGL 4923 History of the English Language
ENGL 4931 Digital Writing Practicum
Class 3.
 
HIST     History Elective
Any History (HIST) course. Class 3.
 
HUMA 1153   Introduction To Fine Arts
A survey course giving exposure to various music and art forms through their historical developments in the western world. Musical forms from classical to modern are explored. Art forms such as architecture, sculpture, and painting are traced from the Greek-Roman period to the present. Class 3.
 
KINE     Physical Activities
Offerings include: aerobics, archery, action games, badminton, basketball, bowling, fitness, flag football, golf, racquetball, scuba diving, soccer, swimming, tennis, volleyball, weight training, etc. (Half of semester.) Class 1.
 
KINE 1512   Concepts Of Lifetime Fitness
General studies requirement under Kinesiology. The course examines various concepts of health and physical fitness with the purpose of encouraging the student to establish positive patterns of activity and healthful living. Class 2.
 
LETU 1101   Cornerstones Of Life And Learning (L)
This course introduces students to the LeTourneau University community and prepares them for the pursuit of whole person education and lifelong learning. It helps students explore and learn how to fulfill God's unique design for their lives through a holistic approach that establishes four essential cornerstones of life and learning: personal, intellectual, spiritual, and community development. Class 1.
 
MATH     Elective
A College Algebra level or above Mathematics (MATH) 3 credit hour course. Class 3. Must be at College Algebra level or above.
 
      First Concentration
At least 21 hours of courses in the chosen first concentration, including at least 6 hours of upper division credit. Class 21.
 
      Second Concentration
At least 15 hours of courses in the chosen second concentration, including at least 6 hours of upper division credit. Class 15.
 
      Third Concentration
At least 15 hours of courses in the chosen third concentration, including at least 6 hours of upper division credit. Class 15.
 
      Elementary Foreign Language I
May be chosen from:
GREE 1113, HEBR 1113, KORE 1113, RUSS 1113, or SPAN 1113
Class 3.
 
      Elementary Foreign Language II
May be chosen from:
GREE 1123, HEBR 1123, KORE 2113, RUSS 1123, or SPAN 1123
Class 3. Prerequisite: Elementary Foreign Language I.
 
      Intermediate Foreign Language I
May be chosen from:
GREE 2113, RUSS 1124 or SPAN 2113
Class 3. Prerequisite: Elementary Foreign Language II.
 
      Intermediate Foreign Language II
May be chosen from:
GREE 2123 or SPAN 2123
Class 3. Prerequisite: Intermediate Foreign Language I.
 
      Lab Science Elective
May be chosen from:
BIOL 1014 Life Science
PHYS 1014 Physical Science
PHYS 2514 Astronomy
CHEM 1113 CHEM 1111 General Chemistry I, Lab
CHEM 1123 CHEM 1121 General Chemistry II, Lab
PHYS 1113 PHYS 1111 General Physics I, Lab
PHYS 1123 PHYS 1121 General Physics II, Lab
PHYS 2013 PHYS 2011 University Physics I, Lab
PHYS 2023 PHYS 2021 University Physics II, Lab
GEOL 1114 General Geology I
GEOL 1124 General Geology II
Class 3. Lab 1. 8 total hours needed.
 
      Humanities Elective
Cross-Cultural (CCLT 3203 only); Fine Arts (HUMA); History (HIST); Literature (any ENGL 2000+ level course except 2011, 2603, 3213, 3223, 3403, 3413, 3931, 4023, 4913, 4923, 4931); Philosophy (PHIL); and Foreign Language (must have two semesters in one foreign language). Class 3.
 
      Humanities or Social Science Elective
Humanities Electives may be chosen from:
Cross-Cultural (CCLT 3203 only); Fine Arts (HUMA); History (HIST); Literature (any ENGL 2000+ level course except 2011, 2603, 3213, 3223, 3403, 3413, 3931, 4023, 4913, 4923, 4931); Philosophy (PHIL); and Foreign Language (must have two semesters in one foreign language).

Social Science Electives may be chosen from:
Cross-Cultural (CCLT excluding CCLT 1013 and CCLT 3203); Communications (COMM); Economics (BECN); History (HIST); Political Science (POLS); and Psychology (PSYC).
Class 3. 6 total hours needed.
 
      Social Science Elective
May be chosen from:
Cross-Cultural (CCLT excluding 1013 and 3203); Communications (COMM); Economics (BECN); History (HIST); Political Science (POLS); and Psychology (PSYC).
Class 3.
 
      General Elective
Any course that is not used to meet any of the major degree requirements. Class 3. 6 total hours needed.
 
      Fulfill English Proficiency Requirement
All students must demonstrate proficiency in English by passing either the English Proficiency Examination or ENGL 1001 English Review. Completion of this requirement by exam must take place before a student reaches senior status, otherwise ENGL 1001 must be taken every semester after reaching senior status until successfully completed.
 
Total Hours: 126