Course of Study

First Year

Summer—Residency 
WR 550 Residency: Generative Workshop (Fishtrap/WEC) 2 cr hr
WR 541 Residency: Workshop 2 cr hr
WR 542 Residency: Craft Seminar 2 cr hr
Post-Residency 
WR 552 Individualized Studies: Projects in Writing 1 cr hr
Fall—Distance
WR 552 Individualized Studies: Projects in Writing 4 cr hrs
English 536 Themes in Literature/Film 4 cr hrs
Winter–Distance
WR 552 Individualized Studies: Projects in Writing 4 cr hrs
WR 536 Themes in Writing/Rhetoric 3 cr hrs
Spring—Distance
WR 552 Individualized Studies: Projects in Writing 4 cr hrs
WR 510 Special Topics in Writing 4 cr hrs
Subtotal: 30 cr hrs

 

Second Year

Summer—Residency
WR 550 Residency: Generative Workshop (Fishtrap/WEC.) 2 cr hr
WR 541 Residency: Workshop 2 cr hr
WR 542 Residency: Craft Seminar 2 cr hr
WR 609 Practicum 1 cr hr
Post-Residency
WR 552 Individualized Studies: Projects in Writing 1 cr hr
Fall—Distance
WR 552 Individualized Studies: Projects in Writing II 4 cr hrs
WR 510 Special Topics in Writing 4 cr hrs
Winter—Distance
WR 660 Thesis 3 cr hrs
WR 552 Individualized Studies: Projects in Writing II 4 cr hrs
Spring—Distance  
WR 660 Thesis 3 cr hrs
WR 552 Individualized Studies: Projects in Writing II 4 cr hrs
 
Subtotal: 30 cr hrs
 

 Third Year

Summer—Residency
WR 661 Thesis (Residency: Public reading& Craft Lecture) 0 cr hrs
 
Total: 60 cr hrs
   

 

  • maximum of 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.
  • WR 550 Residency: Generative Workshop is graded S/U.
  • Post-Residency WR 552 (1 cr) is devoted to the polishing of all work begun in the Summer Residency.
  • minimum grade of “C-“ and a cumulative GPA of 2.00 (or better) is required in all courses counting toward the degree.
  • Practicum should be planned before second Summer Residency and implemented during the residency.