7 An overall GPA of 30 in elective courses 8 A creative thesis for which the

7 an overall gpa of 30 in elective courses 8 a

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7. An overall GPA of 3.0 in elective courses. 8. A creative thesis for which the student may receive six hours of preparation credit. The creative writing thesis will be prepared under the supervision of a committee approved by the dean of the Graduate School. This com- mittee will ordinarily consist of three members of the graduate faculties of the departments of Film, Theatre and Communication Arts and English. 9. A comprehensive exam in the student’s genre area that will be prepared, administered, and graded by the thesis committee. It will concern itself with the literature of the student’s genre area. Students who hold master’s degrees from other institutions or from other UNO programs may apply for admission, but upon acceptance they must meet all requirements for the M.F.A. degree listed above and must complete 36 hours of resident or non-resident work at UNO, including all 15 hours in writing workshop courses. Low Residency Option 1. Completion of at least 45 hours of Film, Theatre and Communication Arts and English courses. 18 hours of which must be in residence. 2. Fifteen hours of 6000-level course work in creative writing workshops, at least 12 of which will be in the thesis genre
The University of New Orleans 164 dent’s knowledge of literature and language and skill in liter- ary research and criticism. Though it is aimed primarily at preparing students for further graduate study leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, the program also provides training for teachers of English in secondary schools and col- leges and offers the opportunity for rigorous advanced study in the humanities to qualified persons in nonacademic profes- sions. The Master of Arts in English Teaching is intended prima- rily for secondary and middle school teachers who are inter- ested in strengthening their credentials through a program emphasizing English content courses. The program is flexible enough, however, to accommodate those who plan to pursue careers outside education but who are interested in advanced work in literature and creative or professional writing. Admission Admission is based on undergraduate and graduate GPA, GRE scores, and a statement of purpose. Applications are accepted at any time; students may enroll in any semester. Master of Arts in English Degree Requirements 1. Completion of at least 30 credit hours. 2. B average in all 4000-level courses and a B average in all 6000-level courses offered for the degree. 3. Reading knowledge of an appropriate foreign language. 4. Satisfactory performance in a comprehensive examination. Both a thesis and a non-thesis option exist. All students admitted to the graduate program will be referred to the Coordinator of Graduate Studies in English, who will guide each student in selecting and following a sound pro- gram of study suited to needs and level of preparation. This program may, in individual cases, involve more course work than is specified in the general requirements for the degree. In all cases, a minimum of 18 hours must be earned in English courses numbered 6000 and above. One three-hour Directed

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