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English, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Baltimore, MD, United States
Whether it's in a seminar in Shakespeare or popular culture, a poetry-writing workshop or a course in filmmaking, feminism, or the African American novel, as a student in the Department of English and Language Arts at Morgan State University, you'll find yourself in a stimulating environment with some of the most celebrated and dynamic professors in the thriving field of English and Language arts.
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Overview

The major in English requires a total of 54-60 credits, depending on the student's choice of concentration. The 33-credit CORE sequence includes courses in English, American, and African American literature, along with courses in literary criticism and the history of the English language. Students may form concentrations in Creative Writing, Language Arts, or Literature and Language. The department is also home to the  undergraduate major in Screenwriting and Animation (SWAN).

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Students may follow tracks in creative writing or literature and language, or they can pursue an undergraduate major in Screenwriting and Animation (Cinematic Arts and Sciences).

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:

    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.

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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

Freshman Applicants:

  • Online application
  • Official high school transcript
  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • 500 word essay

International Students:

  • Online application
  • Evaluated Academic Records
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Financial Information
  • Visas and Passports
  • Essay, Letter of Recommendation and SAT/ACT

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15636 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7818 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15636 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7818 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5368 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2684 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Baltimore

  • 1240 - 2100 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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