Houston Christian University Catalog

Academy Non-Credit ( ACAD ) Course Descriptions

  • ACAD 1001 Introduction to Great Books I

    Prerequisite(s): None

    Introduction to Great Books and Composition I is a literature and writing course centered on the Chronicles of Narnia, and selections from authors that students will read in depth in their dual-credit classes, such as Plato, Aristotle, Dickens, Chesterton, and the gospel writers. The class also uses Harvey’s Elementary Grammar and Composition for composition lessons, with a particular emphasis on the argumentative and persuasive essay.

  • ACAD 1006 Introduction to Great Books II

    Prerequisite(s): None

    Introduction to Great Books and Composition II is a literature and writing course centered on selections from classic literature that students will read in depth.