2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Sep 20, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Writing, MFA


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The program is designed to instruct writers in creative techniques, to nurture their individual development and vision, and to help prepare them for entry into the public life of literature.

Program Learning Outcomes


  • demonstrate a working knowledge of the fundamentals of artistic composition and craft
  • ability to read as writers, analyzing in works by published authors the ways in which literary meaning is made
  • ability to evaluate and analyze the techniques and intentions of literary manuscripts and to participate in constructive critical discussion of such works
  • preparation for entry into the public life of literature, which includes locating their own work in the context of contemporary literary practice, preparing their work according to professional standards, teaching creative writing, and participating in diverse literary

Major Requirements (33 units)


All courses are 3 units.

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