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Applied Literary Translation Degree Plan

Applied Literary Translation


Approved University Admission
1 – 2 page Letter for Admission to Graduate Creative Writing Program
Letter of Recommendation #1
Letter of Recommendation #2
20 – 30 page Creative Writing Sample
Official GRE Data
Minimum Graduate Index score of 980 or higher
*Formal Admission to the MFA Creative Writing Program

Student should submit admission criteria to Office of Admissions and Records
Office of Admissions and Records collates criteria and sends it to School for review after Student submits all criteria.

Creative Writing Core

Graduate Writing Workshop: 12 semester hours (4 sections):

ENGL 6360
ENGL 6361
ENGL 6363
ENGL 6364 

Form and Poetics

ENGL 6333

Applied Literary Translation Elective Courses

Elective Courses – 15 semester hours

Students select a minimum of five elective courses, fifteen semester hours, consisting of:

PUBL 6323/ENGL 6310 Grant Writing
PUBL 6311/ENGL 6311 International Publishing
PUBL 6322/ENGL 6322 Applied Translation

ENGL 63xx any World Literature topic 3
ENGL 63xx any World Literature topic

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MFA Thesis – 6 semester hours

ENGL 6308 MFA Thesis
ENGL 6308 MFA Thesis

The three credit hour course must be taken for two semesters for a total of six credit hours. The MFA thesis is a book length work of literary merit. While individual theses will vary in length, the program has established guidelines of 50 pages for poetry, 100 - 125 pages for short fiction, and 150 pages and up for a novel. Students must complete at least 24 hours of coursework before requesting a thesis director.

Alumni Testimonial

" I am most proud of how the professors truly cared about our growth in the program and looking back I can see how all the hard work has paid off. "

- Marissa Collier
Alumni, 2019, Counseling Psychology