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English Writing, Bachelor

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Marquette, MI, United States
The English Writing Major at the Northern Michigan University enables students to acquire a solid background in literature while preparing for careers that require regular, extensive writing as part of professional duties.
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The English Writing Major at the Northern Michigan University directs its students toward courses that will further enhance their abilities to analyze and discuss literature or to write fiction, nonfiction or poetry. 

A career in one of these fields, either teaching or another professional endeavor, can be a richly rewarding experience.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Survey of British Literature I
  • Medieval British Literature
  • Renaissance British Literature 
  • Restoration Eighteenth Century British Literature
  • British Romantic Literature
  • Victorian Literature
  • Modern British Literature
  • American Literature I: Columbus to the American Revolution
  • American Literature II: Emergent National Voices (1800-1865) 
  • American Literature III: Realism, Naturalism, through WWI (1865-1930)
  • American Literature IV: Modern Voices (1930-1970)
  • Diverse Traditions in American Literature 
  • Diverse Traditions in American Literature 
  • American Literature V: Contemporary Voices (1970-Present) 
  • Early African-American Literature 
  • Modern African-American Literature
  • British Literature 1960 to Present 
  • Shakespeare 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.25

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.25 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Graduate from high school with an academic grade point average of 2.25 or better;
  • Attain a minimum ACT composite score of 19 or a minimum 990 SAT Total Score.
  • Successfully complete core course work for secondary school preparation. Students who have earned a GED or equivalent are also considered for admission.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    16225 USD/year
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  • In-State

    10729 USD/year
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Living costs for Marquette

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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