B.F.A. in writing

Available at:  
- Atlanta
- Savannah

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 115 Creative Thinking Strategies
  • — Directed foundation elective*
  • — Studio elective

General education: 60 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 145 World Masterpieces
  • — ARLH or ARTH elective
  • — General education elective‡
  • — General education elective‡
  • — Mathematics/natural sciences elective‡
  • — Social/behavioral sciences elective‡

Major curriculum: 80 hours

  • CLC 580 Collaboration§
  • CREA 162 Fiction Writing I: Elements of Fiction
  • CREA 262 Fiction Writing II: Conflict and Character in the Novel
  • WRIT 101 Reading as Writers
  • WRIT 177 Nonfiction Writing I: Exploration of the Genre
  • WRIT 205 Writing for the Arts
  • WRIT 210 Promotional Writing
  • WRIT 255 Business and Professional Writing
  • WRIT 277 Nonfiction Writing II: Elements of Creative Nonfiction
  • WRIT 345 News Writing and Editing
  • WRIT 355 Writing for New Media I: Digital Communication
  • WRIT 385 Magazine Journalism
  • WRIT 455 Writing for New Media II: Ethical and Cultural Significance
  • WRIT 479 Writing Internship
  • WRIT 480 Writing Portfolio
  • — 300-level CREA, ENGL or WRIT elective
  • — 300- or 400-level WRIT elective§

Additional electives: 10 hours

  • — Free elective
  • — Free elective

Total course of study: 180 hours

* Choose one of the following: DSGN 105 Visual Design Systems, DSGN 204 Design III: Time, 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 course.
Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
Course numbers and titles are subject to change.