Creative Writing- Master of Fine Arts
For information, contact:
Director of Graduate Studies
Department of English
356 Bachelor Hall, 513-529-7530
The MFA in Creative Writing prepares students to launch a career in fiction writing, screenwriting, poetry, or creative nonfiction. Students produce a high-quality, publishable portfolio of creative writing, receive practical advice about the literary marketplace, and develop a sophisticated understanding of the literary field. The program has an additional focus on pedagogy, and students enroll in creative writing and literature classes on campus while learning and practicing the craft of teaching creative writing.
|ENG 605||Issues in the Profession||2|
|ENG 631||Writing in the Genres: Residential Workshop 1||4,4,4,4|
|ENG 635||Reading for Writing: Literary Forms||4|
|ENG 700||Research for Master's Thesis||6|
|2 English Literature Seminars at the 600 level or above. Select 2 of the following. 2||8|
|Literary Theories and Their Histories|
|Topics in Literary and Cultural Studies|
|Studies in Renaissance Literature|
|Studies in 19th-Century English Literature|
|Studies in 20th and 21st Century British and Irish Literature|
|Studies in American Literature, 1800-1865|
|Studies in American Literature, 1865-1919|
|Studies in Modern American Literature, 1919 to Present|
|Histories and Methodologies in Literary and Cultural Studies|
|Total Credit Hours||36|
Repeated 4 times.
May include up to 4 credit hours of ENG 710, ENG 751 or ENG 780 with department approval.