Courses & MFA Concentrations

Students entering the Master of Fine Arts Program at Rutgers-Newark will complete a 48 credit hour program in four to six semesters, as follows:

20 hours of intensive Writing Workshop in a specific genre (5 hours may be cross-genre, with department permission)

7 thesis hours in a specific genre (including 4 hours of mentored "Thesis in Conference")

21 hours of Literature courses (7 courses, 3 credit hours each including 6 hours of a chosen Electives Concentration)
   


Configuration MFA Total Hrs Lit Hours Workshop Thesis Hr.
         
2 Year Course
of Study
48 21 20 7 (4 in Conf.)
Semester 1   6 5  
Semester 2   6 5  
Semester 3   6 (3 in Elec. Concen.) 5 3 (Thesis
Ind. Study)
Semester 4   3 (Elec. Concen.) 5 4 (Thesis in
Conf.)


3 Year Course
of Study
48 21 20 7 (4 in Conf.)
Semester 1   3 5  
Semester 2   3 5  
Semester 3   3 5  
Semester 4   3 5  
Semester 5   6 (3 in Elec. Concen.)   3 (Thesis Ind. Study)
Semester 6   3 (Elec. Concen.)   4 (Thesis Ind. Study)


3 Electives Concentrations

List of courses/teachers to be matched  with course numbers/descriptions in MFA

Electives and Elective Concentrations

     
     
     
         
         
         
 
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