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M.A. Professional & Creative Writing Two-Year Schedule

Select THREE of the following core English Studies courses (15 credits):

Core Courses (15 credits) 2021-2022 2022-2023
ENG 513 Composition Theory (5)   Win     Win  
ENG 518 Advanced Literary and Critical Theory (5)     Spr     Spr
ENG 556 Studies in Rhetoric (5) Fall     Fall    
ENG 585 Publishing Strategies and Practice for Writers (5) Fall     Fall    

Required Introduction course (3 credits):

Intro Course (2 credits) 2021-2022 2022-2023
ENG 511 Introduction to Graduate Writing (3) Fall     Fall  

 

Select ONE of the following required Literary Genre courses (5 credits):

Literary Genre Courses (5 credits) 2021-2022 2022-2023
ENG 553 Studies in Fiction (5)     Spr      
ENG 554 Studies in Nonfiction (5)   Win     Win  
ENG 555 Studies in Poetry (5) Fall     Fall    

Final Portfolio course (2 credits):

Portfolio Course (2 credits) 2021-2022 2022-2023
ENG 589 Portfolio (2) Fall Win Spr Fall Win Spr

Department-approved electives (20 credits):

Select a minimum of 20 credits of department-approved electives. Up to two 400- or 500-level Literature courses may be counted for elective credit.

Elective Courses (20 credits) 2021-2022 2022-2023
ENG 420 English Linguistics (5) Fall Win   Fall Win  
ENG 504 Advanced Technical Writing (5)   Win     Win  
ENG 510 Teaching First-year Composition (5) Fall     Fall    
ENG 564 Advanced Fiction Writing (5)     Spr     Spr
ENG 565 Advanced Poetry Writing (5)   Win     Win  
ENG 566 Advanced Creative Nonfiction Writing (5) Fall     Fall    
ENG 568 Contemporary Writer's Colloquium (5)     Spr     Spr
ENG 572 Workplace Writing Research Methods (5)     Spr     Spr
ENG 573 Grant Writing: Theory and Practice (5)            
ENG 574 Professional Writing in New Media (5)     Spr     Spr
ENG 592 Practicum (variable credit)            
ENG 598 Special Topics (variable credit)            

Total Credits: 45

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