The following courses are offered through Lipscomb University:
English Composition and Reading I: EN 1113 Composition and Reading I (3) A basic introduction to university-level reading, writing and research. This course promotes competence in grammar, mechanics and usage and emphasizes the development of critical thinking and writing skills through assigned readings and written compositions. Required readings include both literary and non-literary texts; required writing includes frequent expository and argumentative essays, at least one of them documented. Prerequisite for English 1113: a score of 20 or better on the English section of the ACT, a score of 480 or better on the verbal section of the SAT, or a grade of “C” or better in English 0110. Students must complete either Lipscomb Seminar 1103 or English 1113 with a grade of “C” or better before enrolling in English 1123.
English Compostition and Reading II: EN 1123Composition and Reading II (3) The second course (following Lipscomb Seminar 1103 or English 1113) in the 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 compositions. This course emphasizes the methods and mechanics of university-level research and documentation. Required writing includes one or more fully documented research papers. Prerequisite for English 1123: a grade of “C” or better in Lipscomb Seminar 1103 or English 1113.
**Students must complete English 1123 before enrolling in any other sophomore-level English course.
Survey of English Literature I: EN 2113Survey of English Literature I (3)A study of English Literature from the beginning through the Restoration and the 18th Century with particular emphasis on the major writers. Prerequisites: English 1113 or Lipscomb Seminar 1103 and English 1123.
Survey of American Literature I: EN 21332133 Survey of American Literature I (3) A study of American literature from colonial times through the Age of Romanticism with an emphasis on major literary figures and movements. Prerequisites: English 1113 or Lipscomb Seminar 1103 and English 1123.
College Algebra: MA 11131113 College Algebra (3) Functions and graphs; polynomial functions; exponential and logarithmic functions; systems of equations and inequalities; sequences, series, and probability. Prerequisites: two years of high school algebra and at least a 21 ACT (or 500 SAT) math score, or Mathematics 1030 with a minimum grade of “C".
Introduction to Communication: CO 10031003 Introduction to Communication (3)An introduction to the principles of interpersonal, small group, public and mass communication. The course includes theory, application and performance.
The Tennessee Dual Enrollment Grant is desgined to supplement the cost of DE courses. The amount awarded by the state is a maximum of $1200. Students graduating in 2016 will be granted under the former awards of $300 per student per course, up to a maximum of $600 per semester over four semester classes. Students graduating in 2017 and beyond will be granted $1200 dispersed over three semester classes. Students wishing to apply for the Tennessee Dual Enrollment Grant must complete and submit their online grant applications by September 15 for fall classes and February 1 for spring classes. If the student misses the deadline, Goodpasture Christian School is not responsible. Understand that completion of the grant application is not a guarantee of receipt of the grant money. All applications must be reviewed and certified for accuracy; any students found not meeting the criteria will be responsible for accepting payment for the class.
NOTES: 1. To be eligible for a dual enrollment grant for any semester beyond the first semester of receipt, the student shall continue to meet all eligibility requirements for the grant and shall achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale for classes attempted at Lipscomb University while participating in the Dual Enrollment program. Once the grant is lost, a student must pay for any DE classes.a. The postsecondary cumulative grade point average used to determine eligibility for a renewal of a Dual Enrollment Grant must be calculated by the institution the student is currently attending, utilizing its institutional grading policy and must be based on all credit hours attempted, except as otherwise provided in this rule.
2. Students wishing to take a 3rd state-funded DE course during a semester must pay for the class out of pocket. The TN grant only covers two classes per semester. The student is responsible for payment to Lipscomb University.3. Those wishing to not use the TN Grant must sign a waiver acknowledging they are aware they are responsible for payment to Lipscomb University.
3. Those wishing to not use the TN Grant must sign a waiver located in our guidance office acknowledging they are aware they are responsible for payment to Lipscomb University.