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English Literature, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #901 (ARWU) Houston, TX, United States
The English Department at the University of St. Thomas celebrates the capacity of imaginative literature to kindle wonder, to instruct and delight, to depict the complexity and diversity of human experience and, through “concrete universals,” to outline the shapes and forms of truth, goodness and beauty.

Overview

Every English major will be capable of analyzing literary texts critically through studying the historical, intellectual and philosophical backgrounds of the traditional, historical periods of English and American literature. English majors also develop proficiency in interpretive, expository and analytic writing while exercising essential skills in the mastery of grammar, rhetoric and logic.

In addition to a major with a literature concentration, the Department also offers a major with a writing concentration, together with minors in literature and in creative writing.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  The Classical Tradition: Literature & Composition 
  •  The Middle Ages: Literature & Composition 
  •  The Modern World: Literature & Composition 
  •  Introduction to Literary Analysis 
  •  Shakespeare
  •  Literary Criticism Renaissance 
  •  Sixteenth-Century Poetry and Prose 
  •  Seventeenth-Century Poetry and Prose 
  •  Augustan Age
  • Development of the Novel
  •  English Romantic Poets 
  •  Victorian Poetry 
  • Nineteenth Century Novel

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

General Admission Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited high school.
  • Cumulative high school grade point average of 2.8 (on a 4.0 scale).
  • SAT: Math and Critical Reading scores (UST’s school code is 6880).
  • ACT: Composite scores (UST’s school code is 4238)
  • SAT or ACT writing portion may be requested.
  • Personal Statement describing your college goals and your interest in the University of St. Thomas.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32660 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32660 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Houston

  • 1067 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

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