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English - Writing

Illinois Dominican University

B.A. On Campus
48 months
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33900 USD/year
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About

If you love to read and are a good writer, you should consider majoring in English.English majors study the works of great writers to deepen their understanding of themselves and the broader world. Majoring in English - Writing at Illinois Dominican University helps students develop skills in creative thinking, critical reading and effective writing.

Overview

The faculty provides a one-on-one focus designed to improve each student’s writing abilities. Student and professor review drafts together, discuss using source material and building arguments, and fine-tune the student’s grasp of writing mechanics. The result: better, more confident and capable writers.

The Department of English aims to develop knowledge and appreciation of literature in English - Writing and of the various cultures, beliefs and experiences expressed in this literature, as well as the faculty of sound criticism and skill and grace in English expression as a means of personal development and professional preparation.

The Department of English at Illinois Dominican University offers three academic concentrations in the English major: literature, writing and English secondary education, which is designed to help prepare students for teaching in secondary schools as well as graduate study in English education.  

Career Opportunities

Perhaps the classic career path for English majors is to become teachers after graduation. Many do—that’s why Dominican offers the concentration in English secondary education, precisely tailored to get Dominican graduates into the classroom as quickly as possible.

Law school, library school and publishing are other traditional favorites among English majors.

But English majors who learn how to employ the many “transferable skills” they gained during their time at Dominican—being able to think clearly, learn quickly, write well and see both the larger context and fine details—will find that employers in many fields who welcome them.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Medieval Literature
  • Autobiography
  • The Graphic Novel
  • Forms of Drama
  • The English Essay
  • Introduction to Creative Writing
  • Intermediate Creative Writing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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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 The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete either the Dominican University online application for freshman, transfer or graduate, depending on your status. Freshmen can also apply using the Common Application, which streamlines the college application process for students applying to multiple institutions.
  • Pay a nonrefundable $100.00 application fee.
  • Enrolling students requesting documentation for an F-1 visa must submit a Financial Statement Form (pdf) to the Office of Admission. This is essential for receiving an I-20 and should be submitted along with all other admission documents.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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