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Jackson State University

48 months
Duration
845 USD/credit
845 USD/credit
345 USD/credit
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About

The objective of the English program from Jackson State University is to prepare students for teaching English and for other career roles in society.

Overview

Objectives

The area of English at Jackson State University has established these major objectives:

  • To help students develop the ability to read, think, and write clearly and critically.
  • To help students understand and appreciate good writing and literature.
  • To help students become aware of the truth, beauty, and wisdom of our culture to the extent that they are able to make value judgments about the society in which they live.
  • To prepare students for teaching English and for other career roles in society.
  • To provide the necessary courses for all students to fulfill state and university requirements.
  • To encourage students to engage in creative and scholarly writing.

Outcome Measures

In addition to the English Proficiency Examination required of all students, and the examination demanded by courses in the English/MFL disciplines, the competencies of undergraduate English majors are determined by the following:

  • Senior Seminar – A one-semester course which tests ability in grammar and usage, oral presentations, writing critical analyses and research.
  • Student Teaching – Majors in English with certification in teaching (Teacher Certification majors).
  • PRAXIS Examination (formerly NTE) – Majors in English with certification in teaching (Teacher Certification majors).

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Composition
  • Humanities
  •  World Literature
  • The Literature of Science
  •  The Law in Literature I: Humanities and Criminal Justice
  •  Humanities for English and Mass Communication Majors
  •  Professional Writing
  • Survey of the Elements of Fiction

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
69

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
69

Other requirements

General requirements

  • American College Test (ACT) score of 16 or higher or equivalent combined Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT, excluding writing).
    • An official evaluation of international academic high school credentials from an accepted service agency (e.g., World Education Services, Josef Silny & Associates, Inc., Educational Credential Evaluators, International Education Evaluations, Inc.) 
    • Proof of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    845 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 845 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    845 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 845 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    345 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 345 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Jackson

1080 - 1645 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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