DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

-Full participation in 5 residency sessions

-Successful completion of 4 semester projects, with a minimum accumulation of 60 graduate hours

-Work with at least four different faculty supervisors

-Broad reading in literature and contemporary letters, as demonstrated by a bibliography of usually at least 50-60 entries

-The ability to write clear prose, and to articulate cogent response to work by other writers, as demonstrated every semester in brief bibliographical annotations or their approved equivalent

-A substantial analytical essay of intelligence and insight

-A Thesis Manuscript of poetry or fiction of high quality

-An objective assessment of that manuscript by faculty and peers in Thesis Interview

-A graduate class taught to peers during a residency period

-A public reading of his/her work during residency