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English, Literary Studies

Goldey-Beacom College

48 months
850 USD/credit 25500 USD/year
850 USD/credit 25500 USD/year
425 USD/credit 12750 USD/year
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The English, Literary Studies program at Goldey-Beacom College prepares students to think critically, communicate effectively, and appreciate the power and lyricism the written word has wielded in a variety of cultures and historical periods. 


The study of English within the unique, career-driven context of the College prepares students for occupations in which clear thinking, thoughtful analysis, and finely honed communication skills are paramount. 

Graduates seek positions as writers, editors, and communication specialists in fields ranging from new media to marketing. In addition, the degree provides a solid pre-professional foundation for students preparing for careers in education and law.

Program Goals

Upon successful completion of the English, Literary Studies program at Goldey-Beacom College, students will:

  • demonstrate a broad understanding of the study of literature, including

knowledge of literary genre attributes and conventions.

knowledge of trends and differences in a variety of literary traditions.

knowledge of core theoretical literary approaches and an ability to apply them.

  • demonstrate competence in writing and communication, including

competence in writing and communication skills for particular purposes, audiences, and media.

competence in visual communication using specific visual communication technology.

  • demonstrate an ability to conduct research relevant to the field of English and communication.
  • obtain employment in a communication-related field or enter a graduate program of study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Finite Mathematics 
  • Microeconomics 
  • Survey of British Literature 
  • Approaches to Literature
  • Creative Writing 
  • Macroeconomics 
  • Presentation Design 
  • Survey of American Literature 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed online application
    • An official high school transcript, home school completion certificate, or Graduate Equivalency Diploma (GED) and any college transcripts
    • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or ACT results

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 850 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    25500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 850 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 425 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Wilmington

1070 - 1640 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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