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English, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Fairfax, MN, United States
The B.A. in English at University of Lynchburg gives students the opportunity to explore various genres and periods of literature, study the English language, develop your abilities as a reader and critical thinker, and improve your writing skills.
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Overview

The English program offered by University of Lynchburg cover topics such as literary criticism, literature from medieval to the present day, and writing – expository, creative, and writing in the workplace.

English majors finish their studies with a senior seminar, which gives seniors a chance to use skills and knowledge gained over the course of the major.

Careers

It’s hard to overstate the importance of being able to communicate well. Our graduates are well prepared for careers in writing, editing, publishing, business, public service, education, public relations, and law; in fact, English is one of the most versatile majors – one of the many reasons why English is a great choice for your major.

Our graduates employed as:

  • Software Engineer at Pivotal, Silicon Valley
  • Professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Relay For Life Training, Resource Manager – VA/WV
  • Assistant Commonwealth Attorney for Franklin County
  • Education Director / Volunteer Coordinator, Avoca Museum
  • Editorial Assistant, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins – Baltimore

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses Include:
  • Composition
  • Literature and Culture: Masterpieces from antiquity through the renaissance
  • Literature And Culture Ii: Works From The Enlightenment To The Present 
  • Expository Writing
  • Science Writing For A General Audience
  • Writing In The Workplace
  • Technical Writing In The Healthcare Industry 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    78

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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.

General Requirements

  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • Official secondary school/high school transcripts
  • Certificate of Finance
  • Banker’s letter/bank statement
  • Letter of recommendation from a high school counselor, teacher, or someone who can speak to your ability to succeed at Lynchburg. 
  • A 250-500 word essay written on one of the following three topics: 1. Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you; 2. Discuss an issue of personal, local, national, or international concern and its importance to you; 3. Explain why you wish to pursue an education in the United States and what goals you have for yourself in taking on this endeavor. 
  • Copy of passport
  • Interview 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20455 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20455 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Virginia

  • 900 - 1400 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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