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English, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Ames, IA, United States
As an English major you will study British and American and multicultural literatures as well as the structure of the English language, rhetorical analyses, theory and multiple possibilities in creative writing. You may also choose to pursue English Education to become a middle school or high school English teacher.
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Overview

Additionally, Iowa State’s program in rhetoric and professional communication has been recognized as a leader in breaking new ground.

With a major in English you may work as human resource trainer, technical writer, translator, teacher, literary editor, television scriptwriter, or marketing and advertising professional, or go abroad to teach English to non-native speakers.

If you are a creative writer, you will have the opportunity to take courses in poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, playwriting, or multi-genre advanced workshop. You may also choose to go on to graduate study in the humanities or professional programs in law or medicine, or an MFA program in creative writing.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Intensive English and Orientation Program Optional Seminar
  • Strategies for Nonnative Speakers of English
  • Strategies for Nonnative Speakers of English: Strategies for Listening
  • Strategies for Nonnative Speakers of English: Strategies for Reading
  • Strategies for Nonnative Speakers of English: Academic Speaking and Pronunciation
  • English for Native Speakers of Other Languages

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    530

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Applicants must have achieved above-average academic performance in their previous education. We have outlined the minimum academic requirements by country. Please note that these are minimum requirements, not guarantees of admission. We may impose more rigorous requirements to meet the university’s enrollment needs.
  • English Proficiency Requirement
  • SAT/ACT Examinations
  • Application Fee
  • Summary of Required Supplemental Materials
  • Academic Records

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24862 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12431 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    23230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11615 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8042 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4021 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Ames

  • 1158 - 1800 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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