Concentration in Genre Fiction

Concentration in Genre Fiction 

The Concentration in Genre Fiction includes instruction in writing for such forms as science fiction/fantasy, the mystery, romance, and other forms of mainstream commercial fiction. Study includes short and long written forms, as well as strategies and techniques for the effective teaching of creative writing.

The MA Concentration in Genre Fiction requires the following 30 credits: 

CRWR 600Summer Orientation (taken two times with different emphasis each summer)2
CRWR 601Fundamentals of Writing Genre Fiction I2
CRWR 604Career Planning for Genre Writers2
or CRWR 613 Introduction to the Publishing World
CRWR 608Genre Writing I- Romance and Mystery Fiction6
CRWR 609Genre Studies I-Romance and Mystery6
CRWR 618Genre Studies II- Western, Speculative, and YoungAdult Fiction6
or CRWR 619 Genre Writing II- Western, Speculative, and Young Adult Fiction
CRWR 684Teaching and Pedagogy6
Total Credits30