Literary Studies

Saint Martin's University
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Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
08 January 2024

About this program

Literary Studies

The English Department serves the university’s diverse student population by offering a focused yet flexible program of courses in writing, literature, rhetoric and literary theory. Our classes examine literature as a living process intimately connected with the complex problems of its place, culture, community and history.

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Program content


  • University core requirements
  • 40 semester hours of literary studies courses
  • Students must take at least one course that focuses on literature written before 1800

For more information about requirements, please visit the university website.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information


  • Tuition fee on campus is $41,660
  • Tuition fee off campus is $41,660


  • Participation in the yearly Les Bailey Writers Series
  • Professional experience though Saint Martin's student publication, The Belltower
  • Membership in the Saint Martin's University Literary studies majors Facebook page
  • Internships with local businesses
  • Training in industry standard software
  • Creative writing retreats at the Saint Martin's Abbey's Lambert Lodge, a beautiful, restorative retreat center on Eld Inlet in the Puget Sound

Career paths

A major in literary studies is excellent preparation for:

  • Continued professional studies at the graduate level (law, medicine, business)
  • Jobs that require skills in communication, research, analysis and public relations
  • Specialized employment in education, journalism, publishing, creative arts

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Saint Martin's University

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Saint Martin's University

5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, Washington 98503
United States of America (USA)

Phone no: +13604384504

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