Writing B.F.A.

Writing

Degrees

Bachelor of Fine Arts

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Foundation studies: 30 hours

  • DSGN 100 Design I: Elements and Organization
  • DSGN 101 Color: Theory and Application
  • DSGN 102 Design II: 3-D Form in Space
  • DSGN 204 Design III: Time
  • — Directed foundation elective*
  • — Directed foundation elective*

General education: 65 hours

  • ARTH 100 Survey of Western Art I
  • ARTH 110 Survey of Western Art II
  • ARTH 265 Survey of New Media Art
  • CMPA 100 Survey of Computer Art Applications†
  • CMPA 110 Advanced Survey of Computer Art Applications†
  • COMM 105 Speaking of Ideas
  • ENGL 123 Composition
  • ENGL 124 Composition and Literature
  • ENGL 145 World Masterpieces
  • ENGL 340 History of Literary Theory and Criticism
  • — ARLH or ARTH elective
  • — General education elective‡
  • — Mathematics/natural sciences elective‡
  • — Social/behavioral sciences elective‡

Major curriculum: 70 hours

  • CREA 162 Fiction Writing I: Elements of Fiction
  • CREA 262 Fiction Writing II: Conflict and Character
  • CREA 362 Fiction Writing III: Voice and Revision§
  • WRIT 177 Nonfiction Writing I
  • WRIT 205 Writing for the Arts
  • WRIT 219 News Writing and Editing¶
  • WRIT 220 Writing for the Web¶
  • WRIT 255 Business and Professional Writing
  • WRIT 277 Nonfiction Writing II
  • WRIT 350 Writing the Critical Review
  • WRIT 355 Writing and New Media I
  • WRIT 377 Nonfiction Writing III§
  • WRIT 455 Writing and New Media II
  • WRIT 480 Writing Portfolio
  • — 300- or 400-level WRIT elective
  • — 400-level WRIT elective, or CLC 580

Additional electives: 15 hours

  • — Free elective
  • — Free elective
  • — Studio elective

Total course of study: 180 hours

* Choose one of the following: DRAW 100 Drawing I: Form and Space, DRAW 101 Drawing II: Composition and Media, DRAW 115 Graphics for the Building Arts, DRAW 200 Life Drawing I, DRAW 201 Life Drawing II, DRAW 206 Drawing for Storyboarding, DRAW 207 Drawing III: Content and Interpretations, DRAW 230 Drawing for Design, DRAW 242 Sketchbook, DSGN 115 Creative Thinking Strategies, or DSGN 210 Advanced Practices in Color and Design.
† Choose one of these two courses.
‡ Consult the general education and mathematics competency requirements.
§ Choose one of these two courses.
¶ Choose one of these two courses.
Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
Course numbers and titles are subject to change.

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