EN 0110 - DEVELOPMENTAL SEMINAR (3 hours)
Students who score below 20 on the English portion of the ACT (or below 480 on the Verbal portion of the SAT) will be required to take EN 0110. Students must pass 0110 with a grade of "C" or better before enrolling in EN 1113 (Fresh. Comp.). Three hours of institutional credit will be awarded upon the successful completion of 0010. See the catalog concerning "Developmental Credit."
LU 1103- LIPSCOMB SEMINAR (3 hours)
The basic introduction to university-level reading, writing, and critical thinking: required for all first-year students during their first semester at Lipscomb except those who are required to take Developmental Seminar. Students will learn to listen attentively to the ideas of others; to express their own ideas clearly and effectively; to approach issues from interdisciplinary perspectives; and to develop the reading, writing, and speaking skills essential for academic success at the university. Students may not withdraw from this course unless they are withdrawing from the university. This course may satisfy the SALT Tier II requirement.
Prerequisite: a score of 20 or better on the English portion of the ACT or a score of 480 or better on the verbal portion of the SAT. A grade of "C" or higher in LU 1103 is necessary to enroll in EN 1123. This course cannot be repeated. Students who do not earn a "C" in LU 1103 must earn a grade of "C" or higher in EN 1113 before enrolling in EN 1123. No AP, CLEP, or "Dual Enrollment" credit is accepted for this course; only transfer students bringing in at least 30 semester hours of college credit including two semesters of college composition equivalent to EN 1113 and 1123 are exempt from this requirement. Exceptions to this policy may be made only by the Lipscomb Seminar Oversight Committee.
EN 1123 -FRESHMAN COMP AND READING II (3 hours)
The second course (following LU 1103 or EN 1113) in hte first-year writing sequence; required for all students, preferably during their first year at the university. Students will continue to develop competence in grammar, mechanics, and usage as well as critical thinking and writing skills through assigned readings and written compostions. This course emphasizes the methosds and mechanics of university-level research and documentation. Required writing includes one or more fully documented research papers. Prerequisite for EN 1123: a grade of "C" or better in LU 1103 or EN 1113. Students must complete EN 1123 before enrolling in any sophomore-level English course.