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 # Title Credit(s) [course information]
WR 550 Generative Workshop 2 Min of 4 cr hrs, max of 6 cr hrs
Generative Workshop is graded S/U
WR 541 Workshop 2 Min of 4 cr hrs, max of 6 cr hrs
WR 542 Craft Seminar 2 Min of 4 cr hrs, max of 6 cr hrs

 

POST-RESIDENCY COURSE: 2-3 credits
Course # Title Credit(s) [course information]
WR 552 Individual Studies: Projects in Writing 2-3 Min of 2 cr hrs, max of 3 cr hrs
Devoted to the polishing work begun during the Summer Residency

 

DISTANCE COURSES: 46-73 credit hours
Course # Title Credit(s) [course information]
WR 510 Special Topics in Writing 4 Min of 8 cr hrs, max of 12 cr hrs
ENGL 536 Themes in Lit/Film 4
WR 536 Themes in Writing/Rhetoric 3
WR 552 Individual Studies: Project in Writing 1-4 Min of 24 cr hrs, max of 39 cr hrs
WR 609 Practicum 1 Min of 1 cr hr, max of 3 cr hrs
WR 660 Thesis 3 Min of 6 cr hrs, max of 12 cr hrs
WR 661 Thesis & Craft Lecture 0 No 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