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Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

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GRADUATE PROGRAM CHECK SHEET

Program Requirements:

60 graded credit hours in English/Writing at the 500-level or above.

At least 8 credit hours in WR 552 must be in genres other than your principle genre.

A minimum grade of “C-” and a cumulative GPA of 2.00 (or better) is required in all courses counting toward the degree.

A maximum of 15 transfer credits can be applied to EOU’s MFA degree.

Practicum should be planned before second Summer Residency and implemented during the residency.

Students wishing to pursue a third-year in another genre should expect to repeat their second-year curriculum in that other genre.


RESIDENCY COURSES: 12-18 credits
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
WR 550Generative Workshop
Generative Workshop is graded S/U
2Minimum of 4 credit hours, max of 6 credit hours
WR 541Workshop2Minimum of 4 credit hours, max of 6 credit hours
WR 542Craft Seminar2Minimum of 4 credit hours, max of 6 credit hours

POST-RESIDENCY COURSE: 2-3 credits
Course NumberCourse titleCreditsPrerequisites
WR 552Individual Studies: Projects in Writing
Devoted to the polishing work begun during the Summer Residency
2 to 3Minimum of 2 credit hours, max of 3 credit hours

DISTANCE COURSES: 46-73 credit hours
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
WR 510Special Topics in Writing4Minimum of 8 credit hours, max of 12 credit hours
ENGL 536Themes in Lit/Film4
WR 536Themes in Writing/Rhetoric3
WR 552Individual Studies: Project in Writing1 to 4Minimum of 24 credit hours, max of 39 credit hours
WR 609Practicum1Minimum of 1 credit hour, max of 3 credit hours
WR 660Thesis3Minimum of 6 credit hours, max of 12 credit hours
WR 661Thesis & Craft Lecture0No cost course that is required for degree

Total credits required for major: 60

(minimum of 90 cr hrs 3rd-year in second genre)

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Last update January 2019