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Louisiana State University in Shreveport

B.A. On Campus
48 months
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18526 USD/year
18526 USD/year
5372 USD/year
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About

Students majoring in English at Louisiana State University in Shreveport receive a comprehensive background in British and American literature.

Overview

The introductory course, "Introduction to Literary Studies," acquaints students with various theories of literary criticism and helps them learn how to apply them and how to write analytically about literature.  

Learning outcomes

The English upper-level courses at Louisiana State University in Shreveport allow students to study writers from the major periods of both British and American literature. Special topics courses allow students to explore topics of personal interest.  A senior capstone course gives students the opportunity to reflect on their studies and to formulate a comprehensive picture of what they have accomplished. 

Students from Louisiana State University in Shreveport interested in writing and language can take courses in linguistics and the history of the language as well as courses in advanced composition, technical writing, and creative writing.  Students can also participate in writing workshops, and upper-level students have the opportunity to participate in writing internships with local organizations and businesses.

In many ways, English is an all-purpose major.  It does not limit you to a limited set of professional choices.  Instead, it provides you with skills and abilities that have recognized values across a broad range of careers and professions.  Leaders in business and industry have long recognized the value of being able to analyze complex situations, to research and synthesize ideas, to produce unique solutions to problems, and to communicate effectively.  These skills learned by English majors are highly marketable and can be applied to virtually any career.

Programme Structure

  • English is not an easy major.  We will challenge you to analyze, to critique, and to express yourself clearly.  
  • But we will guide you along the way.  Advising is required of all English majors, and we encourage you to work closely with your advisor throughout your program of studies.  
  • The department also hosts a Moodle site for English majors to enhance communication between you and the department chair as well as between you and the other English majors.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have completed or be on track to complete the Board of Regents High School Core curriculum.
  • Have a cumulative High School GPA of at least 2.0 (on 4.0 scale)
  • Meet both of the following ACT/SAT sub-score requirements: Cumulative CORE GPA of at least 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale) OR an ACT composite score of at least a 20 (SAT score of 1030-1050)ACT English sub-score greater than or equal to an 18 (SAT ERW 500)
  • ACT math sub-score greater than or equal to a 19 (SAT math 510)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18526 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9263 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18526 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9263 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5372 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2686 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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