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Literature, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Arlington, TX, United States
The Department of Literature and Languages's English major provides Marymount University students with much more than an exposure to good literature. The study of literature deepens students’ understanding of the moral questions at the center of human experience and of our shared humanity across cultures and time periods. 
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Overview

Through the Literature and writing courses at Marymount University required for the major, students develop valuable writing, critical reading, and research skills.

Learning outcomes 

The study of literature provides tools of critical analysis, awareness of major authors and literary traditions, and insight into how literary developments mirror and influence major societal developments. The writing courses teach the principles of clear and effective writing for a variety of purposes and audiences

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • World Literature: The Ancient World 
  • World Literature: The Middle Ages
  • World Literature: Renaissance through Enlightenment 
  • World Literature: Romanticism through Post-Modernism
  • American Literature 
  • American Multicultural 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

    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

  • Completed Application with the $40 application fee. 
  • Certified official, original transcripts showing all courses and grades for each year of high school. Transcripts not in English must be sent in the native language with a certified English translation.
  • Letter of Recommendation from your school principal, teacher, or academic adviser. This letter must be written in or translated to English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33200 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33200 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Arlington

  • 983 - 1450 USD/month
    Living Costs

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