2017-2018 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs 
    
    Jul 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs

Creative Writing, Dual-genre Track, MFA


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Requirements


The Master of Fine Arts is a terminal degree in the field of Creative Writing, and it requires at least two years (four semesters/five campus residencies) of intensive full‐time study and the completion of at least 64 credits for a single‐genre degree or two and a half years (five semesters/six campus residencies) of intensive full time study and the completion of at least 80 credits for a dual‐track degree.

MFA Creative Writing: Dual‐genre Track


(80 credit degree)

Creative Writing Workshop (10 credits total) Creative Writing Seminar (10 credits total)

Mentorship Study: Creative Writing (24 credits, with coursework completed in both primary and secondary genres)

Creative and Critical Process (8 credits)

Craft, Theory, and Practice I and II (6 credits) Form and Theory I-V (10 credits)

Thesis I-IV (8 credits)

Advanced Theory and Practice (2 credits ) Professional Practice (2 credits)

Submission of Creative Thesis*

Final Residency: Lecture, Public Reading, Thesis Defense

*Note: Dual-genre degree candidates must successfully complete thesis projects in both areas of study. This will include a full-length manuscript (or equivalent) in the primary genre, and a substantive project in the secondary area of concentration (e.g., a student whose primary concentration is Fiction and secondary concentration is Poetry might submit a full length fiction manuscript and a poetry chapbook).

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