Literature Major

American University in Bulgaria
Bulgaria
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
4 years
Intakes
March June October November
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 45,200

Entry Requirements

English Language Requirements:

  • IBT (Internet Based TOEFL): 80
  • PBT – (Paper Based TOEFL): 550
  • IELTS – (International English Language Testing System): 6.5
  • CPE – (Certificate of Proficiency in English): ≥ C
  • CAE – (Certificate in Advanced English): ≥ B
  • Other equivalent qualifications accepted/recognised by the university.

Curriculum

Required Courses (6 courses): 

  • Introduction to Literature
  • Shakespeare 

Four (4) courses from the following: 

  • World Literature: Landmark Texts 
  • World Literature: Literatures in Translation
  • American Literature: Beginnings to 1865
  • American Literature: 1865 to Present
  • British Literature: Beginnings to 1785
  • British Literature: 1785 to Present 

Elective Courses (6 courses): 

One (1) from each of the following topics courses: 

  • Topics in American Literature 
  • Topics in British Literature
  • Topics in Literary Theory and Criticism 

Three (3) additional courses from the following: 

  • Creative Writing: Fiction
  • Creative Writing: Poetry
  • Film Criticism
  • Screenwriting
  • World Literature: Landmark Texts
  • World Literature: Literatures in Translation
  • American Literature: Beginnings to 1865
  • American Literature: 1865 to Present
  • British Literature: Beginnings to 1785
  • British Literature: 1785 to Present
  • Balkan Literature
  • The Bible as Literature
  • Public Speaking
  • Topics in American Literature* 
  • Topics in British Literature*
  • Topics in Literary Theory and Criticism*
  • Genre and Topical Studies*
  • History, Memory, and Narrative in Contemporary Balkan Cinema
  • Major Authors* 

* ENG topics may be repeated for credit as long as the precise topic differ.

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