What will I learn?

If you love to read, analyze, discuss, and learn about literature, you'll be an excellent fit for the SRU Language and Literature program. Through this program, you'll experience British, American, and World literature and become familiar with a wide variety of authors, historical periods, cultures, and genres. You'll also learn how to research and analyze famous works of literature, and gain a better understanding of the writing process.

WHY CHOOSE LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE?

Best Value - English Language and Literature Turn your love of reading and writing into critical thinking and communication skills applicable in the academic and professional worlds. Through our Language and Literature program, you'll learn about literary forms and traditions and understand linguistic principles and language usage. As you experience a range of diverse authors and perspectives, your capacity for understanding of the world around you will expand. You will develop a deeper appreciation for the beauty and power of words.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

In the Language and Literature program, you'll dig your academic coursework will prime you to:

  • Gain a deeper understanding of writing and rhetoric
  • Research and analyze famous works of literature
  • Discover diverse works from various authors, time periods, and genres
  • Develop a working familiarity with British, American, and World literature
  • Delve into the history and usage of linguistics, grammar, and syntax
  • Apply literary and cultural theory to various texts.

CAREERS IN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

The strong reading, writing, critical thinking, and communication skills you'll develop through the Language and Literature program at SRU are valued in almost any profession. Our students go on to pursue careers in fields such as:

  • Editing
  • Publishing
  • Library studies
  • Technical writing
  • Public relations
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Government and law
  • Business
  • Higher education
  • Teaching

Which department am I in?

College of Education

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of 120 credits)

Tuition fees
US$15,895.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, August, December 2022

Venue

College of Education

1 Morrow Way,

SLIPPERY ROCK,

Pennsylvania,

16057, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

International applicants who have not enrolled in any post secondary institution since graduating high school should apply as freshmen. Advanced standing may be considered for those students who have completed IB programs, GCE A-levels (advanced or advanced subsidiary) examinations.

For international students

International applicants who have not enrolled in any post secondary institution since graduating high school should apply as freshmen. Advanced standing may be considered for those students who have completed IB programs, GCE A-levels (advanced or advanced subsidiary) examinations.

English language requirements: Applicants must score a minimum of 61 on the internet based test (iBT), a minimum of 500 on the written test or a minimum of a 173 on the computer based test. Applicants must receive an overall IELTS score at band 6.0 or above.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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