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Concordia University, USA, Montr?al

Liberal Studies - English Emphasis, B.A.

  • Liberal Studies - English Emphasis, B.A.
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 4 years

Student Type

Indicative Fees

AUD 44,218

Study mode

On Campus


Course Highlights

Building on the broad foundations of the Liberal Studies major, studies are concentrated in History and Development of the English Language plus 9 units pursuing an area of interest in Literature and Writing.

Career Opportunities

If you studied a modern language, you will be pleased to know you re very employable! Not only will your knowledge of a foreign language be highly valued by employers, but so too will your cultural awareness and general communication skills. Language skills are in high demand in many different career sectors, especially if you work for a business which operates internationally. Read on to find out more about which modern language jobs would best suit you, and how to increase your employability in these areas.Typical jobs include interpreter,translator,diplomacy,journalist etc.

Course Overview

The Liberal Studies major at Concordia University Irvine is the Elementary Subject Matter Preparation Program approved by the state of California for students preparing to be elementary or multiple subject teachers. An elementary teacher teaches in a self-contained classroom and teaches all the subjects. To be an elementary teacher you must have a broad foundation of academic content. An elementary teacher must be a well-educated person that has both breadth and depth in the subject areas. The best major for you is the Liberal Studies major. I want to find another Bachelor Course Federal legislation, No Child Left Behind, requires all elementary teachers to be highly qualified. This requires the passage of a rigorous subject matter examination to verify your mastery of the subject matter. In California, this examination is called the CSET. Concordia's Liberal Studies major is aligned to the broad subject matter competencies of this examination. This is another reason we recommend the Liberal Studies Major for students with the goal of becoming an elementary teacher.


Programme Structure Courses include: Introduction to Genre and Craft in Creative Writing Writing for Children and Teenagers Creative Nonfiction Topics in Literature and Creative Writing American Literature 1 American Literature 2 English Literature 1



Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements You need the following GPA score: Required score: 2.8 Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale). Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F). Application Official High School Transcript Official transcripts must be sent directly from the high school in a sealed envelope or hand-carried to Concordia University Irvine. Official SAT and/or ACT scores All freshman applicants must submit official scores from SAT and/or ACT.

English Entry Requirement


Contact Details

Concordia University



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