Policies and Procedures

Degree Completion

Degree Completion Requirements

 

Required First Year Courses


BCWRIT 500 Writing Workshop: Between Prose and Poetry
BCWRIT 501 Writing Workshop: Between Fact and Imagination
BCWRIT 502 Writing Workshop: Processes of Thinking and Memory
BCWRIT 510 Poetics Seminar: Cultural Change and Writing
BCWRIT 511 Poetics Seminar: Writer's Research
BCWRIT 512 Poetics Seminar: Art, Technology, Practice

Required Second Year Courses


Students are expected to take 5 credits of thesis and 5 credits of electives each quarter.
BCWRIT 700 Thesis

Elective Courses

Minimum number of elective credits: 15

Other Requirements


Oral Presentation of Thesis in Spring Quarter of Year Two. For a full list of program requirements see program timeline.

BCWRIT Elective Courses

BCWRIT 517 Teaching Practicum
BCWRIT 520 Internship
BCWRIT 598 Directed Research

Applying for the Master's Degree

Students must apply for the master's degree by the relevant deadline, and should select the thesis option.

Request the Master's Degree

All degree requirements must be met prior to the end of the final quarter of study if the application is to be approved. In addition, registration must be maintained for the entire quarter in which application for the degree is made. A student who does not complete all degree requirements by the last day of the quarter must be registered for the following quarter.

Note: the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee is not applicable to IAS Graduate Students.