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Chapter 4: Fields of Study


Courses offered by the Departments of English, Radio-Television-Film, and Theatre and Dance make up the core of the MFA degree program, supplemented by courses in writing offered by the Michener Center.

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 1999-2000 and 2000-2001; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes that have been made to the courses listed here since this catalog was published.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Writing: WRT

380. Seminar in Writing.
Topics include creative theory and problems in writing, editing, and publishing in a variety of media. Required introductory course for all MFA candidates in writing. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in writing, or graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

182, 282, 382. Independent Projects.
Restricted to advanced MFA candidates. Conference work and independent study. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in writing, or graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

698. Thesis.
Individual instruction. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in writing and consent of the graduate adviser; for 698B, Writing 698A.







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