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English, Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Sparks, NV, United States
Too often, the study of English is dismissed with questions like these, labeled an impractical discipline out of touch with contemporary concerns. At St. Thomas Aquinas College, students in the English program learn to appreciate literary study as a vibrant and dynamic pursuit essential to communicating in a modern world. 
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Overview

English majors from the St. Thomas Aquinas College develop an understanding of, and an appreciation for, the ways in which language and literature shape human cultural and social experiences. Course offerings cover a wide array of English and American literature (from the monsters and heroes of Old English epic to the experimental creations of contemporary American short fiction); a full range of forms and genres (including, prose, poetry, drama, film, and emerging media); and a variety of literary critical methodologies. 

Students also have the opportunity to earn their teacher certification for grades 7-12 in STAC’s adolescence education program.Moreover, while the English faculty is committed to acquainting majors with the works of traditionally canonical authors and a robust sense of literary historical periodicity, they are equally devoted to familiarizing students with the works of historically under-represented groups. 

Grappling with this panoply of texts and approaches, our majors hone their abilities to read closely, write persuasively, and think critically. Equipped with such analytical skills and fortified by such habits of mind, what can’t an English major do?

Program Highlights

  • Small class sizes permit our talented faculty to work closely with each student
  • Faculty advisors provide guidance to all English majors as soon as they declare
  • Faculty advisors also work with faculty in other departments to create interdisciplinary programs of study
  • Networking opportunities provide access to internships, conferences, and research opportunities

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling Admissions

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Writing About British Literature
  • Writing About American Literature
  • Writing About World Literature
  • Writing About Literary Types
  • Critical Methods
  • Shakespeare

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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

  • Complete your Common Application. It's a snap! Remember to include your college essay
  • Have your college counselor send us transcripts from your secondary (high) school
  • Send your SAT or ACT scores to STAC
  • All international students are required to take either the TOEFL , IELTS, or Pearson PTE English language proficiency exam
  • STAC requires at least one letter of recommendation
  • Any student attending secondary (high) school outside of the U.S. must have a transcript evaluation completed by any of the organizations on the NACES membership list 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16125 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16125 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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