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English, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Glenside, PA, United States
The Bachelor of Arts in English prepares students to teach at the secondary (with certification for public schools) or college level (with a graduate degree) or to enter professions in research, communications, government, publishing, editing, public relations and business.
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Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in English program offers courses in literature, creative writing and professional writing.  Our curriculum’s emphasis on critical thinking, effective writing, and oral communication prepares students for many paths after graduation, including:

  • Graduate school in English literature, law, library science, creative writing and journalism.
  • Careers in research, communications, government, publishing, editing, public relations and business, and teaching.
  • Teaching at the secondary level (with Secondary Education Certification for public schools) and at the college level (with a graduate degree).

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Interpreting Literature
  • Research Writing for English Majors
  • Survey of African American Literature
  • Interpreting Literature II
  • Classical and Medieval European Literature
  • European Renaissance and Enlightenment Literature

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.

General Requirements

  • Application
  • Transcripts. Official High School Transcripts (in English )
  • Test Scores. International students must submit either SAT/ACT or Proof of English language proficiency
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Declaration of Financial Support.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43740 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43740 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Glenside

  • 1000 - 1500 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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