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    Jun 18, 2024  
Missouri Baptist University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
Missouri Baptist University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Division of Humanities


John J. Han, Ph.D., Professor of English and Creative Writing; Chair – Humanities Division; Editor – Intégrité: A Faith and Learning Journal; Editor - Cantos

Thea Abraham, M.S.E., M.A., Instructor of English; Director of Records

Matthew R. Bardowell, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English

Andy Chambers, Ph.D., Professor of Bible; Senior Vice President for Student Development/Associate Provost

Matthew C. Easter, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Bible

Mary Ellen Fuquay, M.A., Instructor of English; Director of EXCEL

Curtis McClain, Jr., Ph.D., Professor of Bible; Director – Christian Studies

Julie Ooms, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English

Jessica Wohlschlaeger, M.A., Instructor of English


Mission Statement: The Humanities Division provides curricula leading to professional certificates, general education and degree requirements, and major programs of study in Christian Ministry, Ministry and Leadership, and English, and minors in Christian Ministry, Christian Studies, English, and Spanish. An Associate of Science degree with a major in Christian Ministry as well as the Writing Certificate in English and the Certificate in Ministry in Leadership are also available.

The Humanities Division seeks to give students a broad basis in the liberal arts tradition from a Christian world view, integrating faith and learning in literature, languages, ethical, and philosophical trends affecting the society of today, enhancing the development of a broad spiritual and intellectual foundation in an environment where academic excellence is emphasized and a biblically-based Christian perspective is maintained.


Mission Statement: In accordance with the mission statement of Missouri Baptist University and the academic program, the English faculty seeks to maintain a curriculum that provides Standard English skills, permits students to meet the requirements for professional certificates, and prepares English majors for the pursuit of advanced degrees.

Programs of Study