• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
South Bend, IN, United States
The English program at the Indiana University South Bend prepares students for a variety of careers that demand expertise in analyzing texts, thinking critically, and writing for a diverse audience. These include, among others, print and electronic journalism, teaching, law, public relations, marketing, technical writing, librarianship, and information management.
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Overview

The English programs at the Indiana University South Bend are very marketable because of their ability to communicate well, analyze complex ideas, collaborate, think on their feet, research, and continue learning. This flexibility can lead to a career in many areas, including information and research, publishing, editing, journalism, media, law, medicine, business, education, writing, library science/information services, website development, advertising, marketing, public relations, and more!

Careers

The Career Services Office (CSO) serves students, alumni and employers through a variety of services. We offer students, in all stages of their education, career counseling and assessments, resume and cover letter reviews, job search advice and more. Students and employers can take advantage of our on-line recruiting system, IUSBCareers, for job postings (full-time, part-time, internships) and career fairs. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literatures in English 1800–1900
  • Literatures in English 1900–Present
  • Early American Writing and Culture to 1800
  • American Literature 1800-1865
  • American Literature 1865-1914
  • American Literature 1914-1960

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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General Requirements

  • Eight semesters of English or the language of instruction
  • Six to eight semesters of mathematics
  • Six to eight semesters of natural sciences (biology, chemistry, physics)
  • Six semesters of social science (economics, government, history, psychology, or sociology)
  • Eight semesters of foreign language, fine arts, computer science, or technical skills

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9673 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9673 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6894 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3447 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Bend

  • 885 - 1440 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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