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English, Bachelor

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Essex, MD, United States
Read and learn from the great writers of the past and present as you explore the fascinating twists and turns of literary history. In the English program from gordon College, you will encounter cultures that are different from your own through the study of English, American and world literatures. 
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Why study the English program from gordon College?

Gordon is close to many locations of inspiration for lovers of literature and writing—the Emily Dickinson Museum, Edith Wharton’s home and Walden Pond, just to name a few. English faculty often organize group trips to attend lectures and other events in the historic Greater Boston area. Interested in creative writing? Gordon’s robust program will enable you to discover and develop your written voice. 

What careers can I pursue with an English major?

The foundational skills you develop as an English major will equip you for further studies in graduate or professional programs, and will set you up for success in a wide range of careers, including:

  • Creative writing (M.F.A. program)
  • Education
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Business
  • Publishing

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Poetry and Poetics
  • Narrative and Narrative Theory
  • Survey of British Literature 
  • Survey of American Literature

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 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

  • Complete the online application
  • Schedule your admissions interview

Your admissions interview may be conducted by phone or Skype. The interview gives us a chance to get to know you better. To schedule an interview, email your admissions counselor three dates and times that are convenient for you. 

  • The $50 application fee has been waived for international applicants.
  • Send us your reference

Academic Reference

If you provided an email address for your academic references on your application, the Academic Reference form will be sent directly to that person. 

  • Mail your scores

a. Your official academic records

These must be received from all secondary school(s). 

b. Your SAT, ACT, TOEFL, or IELTS results.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38650 USD/year
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  • National

    38650 USD/year
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Living costs for Essex

  • 1369 - 2320 USD/month
    Living Costs

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