M.F.A. in Creative Writing
The academic regulations for this degree program, as entered in the University of Mississippi Catalog, are in effect for the current or selected academic year and semester. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change rules for registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time.
|Engl 600||3||Student must complete Engl 600.|
|Engl 697||6||Student must complete 6 hour of thesis credit (Engl 697).|
|Literature after 1800||6||Student must complete 6 hours of course work in English or American literature after 1800. Courses must be approved by the student's GPC/Chair.|
|Literature before 1800||6||Student must complete 6 hours of course work in English or American literature before 1800. Each course must be approved by the student's GPC/Chair.|
|Oral defense||Student must orally defend his/her thesis.|
|Submit Thesis||Student must submit a thesis to his/her GPC/Chair. Regulations governing the style, format, paper, abstract and other matters may be found in "A Manual of Thesis and Dissertations" available in the Graduate School Office. After the oral examination has been accepted, the student must present to the Graduate School two unbound copies of the thesis. A copy of the abstract and the thesis binding fee receipt must accompany the copies of the thesis.|
|Theory course||3||Student must complete at least 3 hours in literary, criticall, cultural, rhetorical, or composition theory.|
|Writing workshops||12||Student must complete at least 12 hours in creative writing workshops.|
|Written exam||Before submitting the M.F.A. thesis, each student must pass a four-hour written test on topics on literature and related fields.|
|GPA requirements||A cumulative average of not less than 3.0 (B) must be achieved in all graduate work taken.|
|Liberal Arts Dean's approval||This Degree Audit program is an advising tool only. The student must still apply for a degree by returning a completed Degree Application Form to the dean's office before the last day to add classes in the semester preceding the semester in which the stuent expects to graduate. The Dean's Office will make the final certification that the courses listed on the application qualify the student for graduation. The Dean's Office will also determine if other university requirements (GPA, etc.) have been met.|
The policies and regulations contained in this online University of Mississippi Catalog are in effect for the current or selected semester. The catalog is not a contract, but rather a guide for the convenience of students. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change the fees, rules, and schedules for admission, registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time. Implicit in each student’s enrollment with the university is an agreement to comply with university rules and regulations, which the university may modify to exercise properly its educational responsibility.