MFA Creative Writing Dual-focus Track:
Creative Writing Workshops (10 credits total)
Creative Writing Seminars (10 credits total)
Mentorship Study: Creative Writing (16 credits completed in primary genre) Mentorship Study: Social Practice (8 credits/1 semester)
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-focus degree candidates must successfully complete thesis projects in both areas of study. This will include full-length manuscript in the student’s primary writing genre, and a completed substantive project in Social practice (e.g., a student whose primary concentration is Poetry would complete a full length poetry manuscript for fulfillment of the primary genre requirement and for the Social Practice thesis requirement, might complete a community-basedliterary arts practicum or submit a project that uses writing to effect social change).
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.