Aug 15, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog Archived Catalog

English: Creative Writing, M.A.

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Program Requirements

Total: 33 Hours

Thesis: Creative Writing

Thesis is required for Creative Writing: The creative thesis should consist of original poetry single spaced, no more than one poem per page (Poetry Track), or of prose (Prose Track); either option should include an 8-10 page introduction that discusses the poetics or influences behind the thesis (this is not a self-examination or analysis of the work in the thesis). The student will be assigned an advisor for the thesis when 9 (nine) hours of course work are completed. The thesis itself is a cumulative document, not confined to work done during the registered 6 hours. Students normally register for the thesis during the last two semesters.

Oral Comprehensive Exam

An oral comprehensive examination is required of all students, including the defense of a writing project of the student’s choosing either an ENGL 5998r research project, an ENGL 5999r thesis, or a revised class research paper.

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