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English, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Bloomsburg University's Department of English offers a program with four concentrations: Literature and Linguistics, Creative Writing, Digital Rhetoric and Professional Writing and English Secondary Education, as well as minors in English, Creative Writing and Professional Writing and houses interdisciplinary minors in Gender Studies and in Ethnic Studies in the United States.

About

BU's Department of English supports the growth of English as a profession and develops students' critical reading and writing skills. The department seeks to provide students with opportunities to analyze diverse literatures; an understanding of how language functions; knowledge of multiple interpretive tools; and the ability to use language creatively and powerfully for exposition, persuasion, and artistic effect.

The department offers a program where students can major in four possible concentrations: one which emphasizes literature and linguistics, one which emphasizes creative writing, one which emphasizes digital rhetoric and professional writing, and one which emphasizes secondary education.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Literature 
  • Literature & Society: Literature and Medicine 
  • Literature & Society: Film & Literature 
  • Literature & Society: Warriors and Literature 
  • Literature & Society: Modernist Literature 
  • Literature & Society: Women in Literature

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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:

    65

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Complete an Undergraduate Application
  • Complete International Undergraduate Application, which allows you to apply as an international student. An application fee of $60 is required for international applicants.
  • Submit These Additional Documents:
  • An Official English Language Test (TOEFL or IELTS) This is required for all students whose native language is not English.
  • Official Transcripts: Official transcripts from a high school or other secondary school in English are required
  • Foreign Student Financial Statement:All international undergraduate students are required to submit a Certified Bank Statement in English and converted to US Dollars verifying they have a minimum of $32,696 US

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18730 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9365 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18730 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9365 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7492 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3746 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bloomsburg

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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