Course of Study

(For the specialized Wilderness, Ecology, and Community course of study, please click here.)

First Year

Summer—Residency  
WR 550 Residency: Generative Workshop (Fishtrap/WEC)2 cr hr
WR 541 Residency: Workshop2 cr hr
WR 542 Residency: Craft Seminar2 cr hr
Post-Residency  
WR 552 Individualized Studies: Projects in Writing1 cr hr
Fall—Distance 
WR 552 Individualized Studies: Projects in Writing4 cr hrs
English 536 Themes in Literature/Film4 cr hrs
Winter–Distance 
WR 552 Individualized Studies: Projects in Writing4 cr hrs
WR 536 Themes in Writing/Rhetoric3 cr hrs
Spring—Distance 
WR 552 Individualized Studies: Projects in Writing4 cr hrs
WR 510 Special Topics in Writing4 cr hrs
Subtotal:30 cr hrs

Second Year

Summer—Residency 
WR 550 Residency: Generative Workshop (Fishtrap/WEC.)2 cr hr
WR 541 Residency: Workshop2 cr hr
WR 542 Residency: Craft Seminar2 cr hr
WR 609 Practicum1 cr hr
Post-Residency 
WR 552 Individualized Studies: Projects in Writing1 cr hr
Fall—Distance 
WR 552 Individualized Studies: Projects in Writing II4 cr hrs
WR 510 Special Topics in Writing4 cr hrs
Winter—Distance 
WR 660 Thesis3 cr hrs
WR 552 Individualized Studies: Projects in Writing II4 cr hrs
Spring—Distance   
WR 660 Thesis3 cr hrs
WR 552 Individualized Studies: Projects in Writing II4 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.