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English, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, FL,
Instruction in the Department of English at Palm Beach Atlantic University engages students with writings that best illuminate the human condition -- our history and the religious, social, philosophical, and aesthetic elements that comprise culture. 

About

What Can I Do With This Degree?

Just a few of the opportunities that will be available in addition to graduate school are:

  • Digital copywriter
  • Editorial assistant
  • English as a foreign language teacher

As an English major at PBA, you'll:

  • Explore the aims and methods of literary study from a faith-based interdisciplinary perspective
  • Research important authors and movements in American literary history
  • Have access to clubs and organizations such as Sigma Tau Delta -- the international English Honor Society and the PBA Poetry Club
  • Submit written works to the annual student literary journal Living Waters Review, and participate in Student Literature Night.
  • Have the opportunity to be a part of the PBA Book Club
Your Opportunities in English

PBA students are encouraged to become informed, critical, and analytical readers, and to respond to literature through active discussion and thoughtful writing.  Faculty in the English Department also give out annual awards for excellence in writing. The awards are presented at the Student Literature Night event each year. The major in English prepares students for graduate school, and any further academic study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Applications are accepted throughout the year
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Foundations of American Literature
  • Foundations of British Literature
  • Literature of the American Renaissance
  • American Literary Realism & Naturalism
  • Romanticism
  • Victorian Literature
  • Readings in the Eighteenth Century

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

National Students Requirements:
  • ACT/SAT scores.
  • Official high school transcripts.
  • Online application.
International Students Requirements:
  • Completed online application with a $50 (US currency) application fee.
  • Essay of 300-500 words describing the intersection between your personal faith journey and academic collegiate goals.
  • Official high school or previous university transcripts evaluated and translated by a professional evaluation company that must be a member of the NACES.
  • Official SAT or ACT scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    31920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for West Palm Beach

  • 1129 - 2030 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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