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English, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Cortland, NY, United States
Take advantage of the many options for literary and cultural study provided by one of the largest academic departments on campus while still enjoying small class sizes and the opportunity to work closely with our award-winning faculty on this English program from Suny Cortland. 
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Overview

Explore human values, their literary expression and the ways in which language and culture shape our engagements with the world. Discover marginalized voices, forgotten historical archives and new media genres that test the boundaries of the written word.

Upon successful completion of this English program at Suny Cortland, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate different strategies of interpretation, applying critical and theoretical terms, concepts, and methods in relation to a variety of textual forms and other media.
  • Engage with the work of other critics and writers, collecting, evaluating, and citing such sources effectively.
  • Construct a sustained and persuasive interpretive or analytical scholarly argument.

Career Potential

  • Editor
  • Lawyer
  • Teacher
  • Administrator
  • Creative Manager
  • Librarian
  • Writer
  • Publisher

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications are reviewed on a rolling admissions basis, so decisions may occur prior to the deadlines. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • American Literature Before 1900 
  • American Literature Since 1900
  • Major Figures in British Literature to 1780
  • Major Figures in British Literature 1780-Present
  • Arthurian Literature 

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:

    6.5

    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

All admissions applications are individually reviewed. Decisions are based on criteria such as academic performance in the classroom, class rank, extracurricular activities, personal statements and recommendations. Application materials include the following:

  • The Common Application or the SUNY Application
  • Official transcript or results from the General Equivalency Diploma (GED). If you have prior military service, Discharge papers.
  • SUNY Supplemental Form (if you submitted the SUNY Application)
  • Personal statement or essay (at least 250 words)
  • At lease one recommendation from a teacher or college counselor using the Teacher/Counselor Evaluation Form.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7070 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cortland

  • 874 - 1910 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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