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  Sep 26, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Creative Writing-Poetry Concentration


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Total Hours Required for Degree:  60

Prerequisites


In addition to the general requirements for admission to Graduate School, applicants for admission to the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program must meet the following requirements:

  • Adequate preparation as determined by the department head and the major professor.  Students should submit a selection of 15 to 20 poems, several short stories, or a few chapters from a novel with a letter of application to the department head.

General Notes:


  • Credits applied must be earned within 8 calendar years from the time the student first enrolled in the program.
  • No grades below ‘C’ and not more than 6 credit hours of ‘C’ work can be applied toward the degree.
  • Only transfer credits with a grade of ‘B’ or better may be applied toward the degree.

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