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Writing, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Arlington, TX, United States
The Department of Literature and Languages's Writing 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

Writing at Marymount University is a fundamental skill in today's world, and the writing concentration will help prepare students for professional careers and/or graduate education in a variety of fields. 

Learning outcomes

The courses develop students' persuasive, stylistic, creative, and analytical skills through an examination of the characteristics of successful writing, along with the implementation of successful writing strategies in multiple modes and genres.

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:
  • Principles of Language
  • The Writing Process: Theory and Practice
  • Style and Revision

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.
  • If applicable, include official results and certificates of completion from national secondary school examinations such as GCSE/GCE, CBSE, CXC/CSEC and WAEC.
  • 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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