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English Literature, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
South Bend, IN, United States
Literature celebrates the diversity of the human imagination and the expressive resources of language. It delves into the most fundamental human concerns: the relationship between individuals and their communities, the complexities of moral choice, the climates of the heart and soul.  The English Literature program is delivered by Saint Mary's College.
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Overview

The English Literature program at Saint Mary's College is designed with small classes to keep discussions open and ideas flowing. Class discussion is the preferred route toward critical, theoretical, and historical understanding. Emphasis is also placed on gaining real experience through internships. In addition to giving you an idea of how the workplace operates, internships provide you with a competitive edge when seeking employment.

Read and discuss literature spanning time periods from medieval to the contemporary moment and exploring Global Anglophone, British, and American traditions. To fulfill our comprehensive requirement, you'll complete the senior literature seminar. 

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 include: 

  • Language and Literature 
  • Language and Literature 
  • Studies in Literature 
  • Animals in Literature and Society 
  • Environmental Literature 
  • Literature of Social Justice 
  • Contemporary Women’s Fiction 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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 ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • 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.

General Requirements

  • academic accomplishments as evidenced by rigor of coursework, grades, grade trends
  • self-reported SAT or ACT scores (unless you plan to apply Test Optional). We'll accept your self-reported scores off the application for admission and scholarship consideration, but in order for you to ultimately enroll at Saint Mary's, you will be required to submit your official test scores. So, report them accurately!
  • extracurricular activities
  • community service and leadership experience
  • personal essay
  • recommendations from counselors, teachers, coaches and other personal acquaintances

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Bend

  • 885 - 1440 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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