Policies and Procedures

Degree Completion

Degree Completion Requirements


Required First Year Courses

BCWRIT 500 Writing Workshop: Between Prose and Poetry (5 credits)
BCWRIT 501 Writing Workshop: Between Fact and Imagination (5 credits)
BCWRIT 502 Writing Workshop: Processes of Thinking and Memory (5 credits)
BCWRIT 510 Poetics Seminar: Cultural Change and Writing (5 credits)
BCWRIT 511 Poetics Seminar: Writer's Research (5 credits)
BCWRIT 512 Poetics Seminar: Art, Technology, Practice (5 credits)

Required Second Year Courses

Students are expected to take 5 credits of thesis and 5 credits of electives each quarter.
BCWRIT 700 Thesis (total 15 credits)

Elective Courses

Minimum number of elective credits: 15

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.