University of Southern California

USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences



University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA 90007

United States


(213) 740-2311

Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The doctoral program in the English Department at the University of Southern California offers students a rich array of courses offerings in all historical periods and literary genres from Old English and Medieval Philology to contemporary American fiction and postcolonial literature. In addition to intensive study of literature, many courses in historical fields also stress cultural and theoretical perspectives. These include, among others: historical and cultural studies in eighteenth-century, nineteenth-century and modern British fiction; colonial and post-colonial British literature; and American literature and culture of the twentieth century.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Financial Aid is available Federal Student Loans. Applicants may apply by completing the FAFSA and applying code 001328. Several scholarships also available.

Locale: Large City

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