English Literature, Bachelor | State University of New York Plattsburgh | Plattsburgh, United States
48 months
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16980 USD/year
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About

Dive into the magic of language and storytelling in all its forms with State University of New York Plattsburgh's English Literature major.

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Overview

With the State University of New York Plattsburgh English Literature major, you will understand, appreciate, and interpret a historical range of literatures and cultures. Our majors become natural problem solvers, effective communicators, and lucid writers. The skills you learn will help you develop your voice as a writer and a critic. 

Our diversity is our strength. The breadth of our course offerings — Shakespeare, African American Novel, Children’s Literature, Utopias, Ancient Myth and Modern Mythmaking, Literature and Social Unrest, Literature and Science, Chaucer, Jane Austen, James Baldwin, to name a few — help you begin to understand the vast and diverse tradition that is English literary history. Our small classes and world-class teachers are here to help you become your best self every step of the way. A competitive internship program provides hands-on practical knowledge of a variety of fields and skills. 

Career

Some of our students opt for an advanced degree — law, library science and even business. The versatility of the English major with its concentration on precise thinking and effective writing provides desirable skills for a broad range of jobs.

Our students have become writers, editors, social workers, managers, librarians, technical classroom technicians, web coordinators, podcasters, teachers, lawyers, business leaders and more. It turns out that English literature is a practical major, after all!

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Pleasures of the Text: Interpreting Literature 
  • Literary Study II: Trends and Movements
  • Shakespeare
  • The Bible
  • Ancient Myth and Modern Mythmaking
  • Multiethnic American Literature
  • African American Literature
  • Latinx Literature and Culture

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We are on rolling admission and do not have specific deadlines for submitting an application.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
76

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
76

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We are looking for a solid, college-preparatory background. In New York state high schools, that means Regents or Common Core coursework.
  • Successful applicants have an academic average of “B” or better. Students with good courses, but “C+” grades may be considered as “borderline”.
  • All first-year applicants should submit a recommendation from a school counselor and/or teacher.
  • Essays are an applicant’s opportunity to communicate to admissions in their own voice.
  • Applicants are encouraged to submit supplemental information regarding leadership experience, activities, community service, employment, etc., as well as any additional details regarding extenuating circumstances that might have affected academic performance.
  • Tuition Fee

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    • International

      16980 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 8490 USD per semester during 48 months.
    • National

      16980 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 8490 USD per semester during 48 months.
    • In-State

      7070 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 3535 USD per semester during 48 months.

    Living costs for Plattsburgh

    924 - 2014 USD /month
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