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English Writing, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #901 (ARWU) Houston, TX, United States
The English major and minor offers all students a writing-intensive introduction to narrative, drama and lyric masterworks from the classical, medieval, Renaissance and modern periods.

Overview

The Department offers a major with a writing concentration, together with minors in literature and in creative writing. The English Department sponsors two student magazines, Laurels and Thoroughfare, both of which offer opportunities for original submissions from students as well as creative practice in graphic design, editorial technique and all the stages of magazine production from concept to printing.

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 Major Author 
  • Shakespeare 
  •  Special Topics in English 

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

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

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