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English, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Studying contemporary works and the great narratives of the past equips students with the skills and knowledge needed to teach the next generation or write their own compelling stories.

Kean English graduates are creating the stories we consume and share, developing the narrative threads that run through literature, entertainment and more.

What You Learn

Majors of the English program at Kean University craft their own stories and interpret a wide variety of narratives within the social and historical contexts that inspired them.

  • Develop the art of clear and persuasive writing
  • Study great works of literature and explore new cultures
  • Understand how to think critically about societal issues
  • Collaborate with established authors and researchers
  • Gain meaningful internship and professional opportunities in the nearby global publishing hub of New York City

You can specialize in literature, writing or English in global settings.

You can also choose to pursue a teaching certification or complete your degree at Kean Ocean in Toms River.

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:
  • British Literature
  • Writing about Literature
  • Structure and Origins of English Language

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    550

    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

  • Prospective students will need to submit an official high school transcript upon graduation to enroll at Kean. 
  • All applicants are required to submit an official high school transcript to be considered for admission. The transcript must indicate 16 college preparatory courses including (4) English, (3) Mathematics, (2) History, (2) Lab Sciences, (2) years of the same foreign language and (3) approved electives in social studies, science or mathematics. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19621 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19621 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19621 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19621 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12445 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12445 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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