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Literature, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Literature program of University of Evansville includes courses in British literature, American literature, and two elective courses in literature. Our curriculum includes those writers and works that are most frequently covered in the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) and the Major Field Achievement Test (MFAT). Students may also choose from several world literature courses.

Benefits for UE English Students

  • Presenting your creative and critical papers at UE’s Chutney Literary Conference and other events.
  • Membership in Sigma Tau Delta, the national English honor society.
  • Internships in research, English education, and more.

After Graduation

UE English majors develop skills that allow them to pursue meaningful and rewarding careers. Our majors go on to top graduate schools where they study subjects like literature, creative writing, and library science. Our majors also forge careers in fields such as business, teaching, and law. UE English majors thrive after graduation because they bring their passion for language and literature to their professional lives.

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:
  • Approaches to Literature
  • Shakespeare
  • Masterpieces of British Literature
  • Major American Writers
  • Early English Writers
  • The Renaissance & 17th Century

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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:

    5.5

    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

  • Copy of the passport (photo page) OR Copies of the I-20 and visa if previously issued a U.S. student/other visa
  • Official/stamped copies of all certificates, diplomas, and transcripts sent from secondary schools.
  • Official Test scores
  • Two personal essays on two of the following four topics of your choice
  • Two recommendation letters from different high school teachers (Not required but highly recommended)
  • A personal statement (not required but recommended)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36300 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    36300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36300 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Evansville

  • 960 - 1560 USD/month
    Living Costs

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