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English, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #134 (BCR) College Station, TX, United States
For students entering the University in fall 2014 and thereafter, the degree plan has been revised to allow greater flexibility through a 15-hour Major Concentration. The English program is offered by Texas A&M University.
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Overview

Each student will design a custom concentration to suit his or her academic and professional interests. Sample concentrations include areas such as creative writing, professional writing and editing, rhetoric and discourse studies, and literature and film.Traditionally,  English studies have focused on the  British and American literature and language.  But contemporary English studies — like the English language itself — has a global reach.  Our curriculum is shaped by the flow of English-speaking people and cultural production in English across both time and space, combining historical, linguistic and cultural analysis with creative work in literature, film, and emerging media.   The varied interests of our faculty and students include creative writing, rhetoric and discourse studies, gender and women’s studies, film studies, digital humanities, and the full range of literatures and varieties of English, including African American, the African Diaspora, Latina/o, Asian American, and South Asian studies.The English program is offered by Texas A&M University.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Environmental Literature
  • 21st Century Literature
  • Shakespeare
  • Intro to Film Analysis
  • Language and Culture
  • History of English Language
  • Tech Editing & Writing
  • Modern Rhetorical Theory
  • Forms of Creative Writing
  • Playwriting

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

Required Documents:

  • ESSAYS - Essay A (Required): Describe a setting in which you have collaborated or interacted with people whose experiences and/or beliefs differ from yours. Address your initial feelings, and how those feelings were or were not changed by this experience.
  • $90 PROCESSING FEE (nonrefundable/subject to change): Checks or money orders (U.S. dollars) should be made payable to Texas A&M University. 
  • OFFICIAL HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT: Submit an official high school or senior secondary transcript according to the education system of your country (generally the last three to four years). 

Tuition Fee

Living costs for College Station

  • 964 - 1490 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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