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Literature, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months


Whether you'd like to improve your ability to understand what you read, learn to analyze and interpret any text, or improve your sense of history through literature and writing, the literature program will take you to imagined places that will enlarge your intellectual world.

Literature majors are encouraged to submit their critical essays to Amalgam, the student research journal, and to apply for Endeavor Awards for Research and Creativity, which may provide funding to do advanced research at other major libraries around the country. If you are interested in learning to be an editor, or you have creative writing skills, there are internships available at Southern Indiana Review as well as opportunities to work on other student publications.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literature of the Bible
  • Chaucer
  • The Literature of the Renaissance
  • Shakespeare's Histories and Tragedies
  • Shakespeare's Comedies and Romances 
  • History of Western Drama
  • Major Author 
  • Special Studies in English

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Each freshman applicant is reviewed on an individual basis and is evaluated on the following areas from his/her high school transcript:

  • four years of English
  • three to four years of laboratory science
  • three years of social studies
  • three to four years of mathematics

The Admission Committee also considers:

  • SAT and/or ACT composite scores
  • academic achievement (grade point average, class rank, coursework)
  • extra-curricular involvement
  • recommendations from counselors

Tuition Fee

  • International

    576 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 576 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    576 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 576 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    234 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 234 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Evansville

  • 1213 - 2020 USD/month
    Living Costs

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