B.F.A. in dramatic writing

Available at:  
- 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 204 Design III: Time
  • — Studio elective
  • — Studio elective

General education: 55 hours

  • ARTH 100 Survey of Western Art I
  • ARTH 110 Survey of Western Art II
  • CINE 275 History of Cinema
  • CMPA 100 Survey of Computer Art Applications*
  • CMPA 110 Advanced Survey of Computer Art Applications*
  • COMM 105 Speaking of Ideas
  • ENGL 123 Composition
  • ENGL 142 Foundations of Story
  • — ARTH or CINE elective
  • — General education elective†
  • — Mathematics/natural sciences elective†
  • — Social/behavioral sciences elective†‡

Major curriculum: 85 hours

  • DWRI 101 Introduction to Dramatic Writing
  • DWRI 237 Improvisation for Writers
  • DWRI 272 Introduction to Playwriting
  • DWRI 305 Script Analysis for Film and Television
  • DWRI 310 Survey of American Television
  • DWRI 456 Creating Narrative Online Content: Vlogs, Sketches and Webisodes
  • DWRI 495 Dramatic Writing Senior Project and Professional Development
  • FILM 100 Digital Film Production: Story to Screen
  • FILM 315 Feature Film Screenwriting: Outline and Development
  • FILM 384 Writing the Television Comedy Spec Script§
  • FILM 388 Writing the Television Drama Spec Script§
  • FILM 415 Feature Film Screenwriting: Completion and Revision
  • FILM 434 Writing the Television Comedy Pilot Script#
  • FILM 438 Writing the Television Drama Pilot Script#
  • PERF 170 Truth in Acting: The Methods¶
  • PERF 199 Acting for the Camera: Fundamentals¶
  • PERF 201 Survey of Performance
  • — ADVE, ANIM, CHAR, CINE, CREA, DWRI, ENGL, FILM, ITGM, MOME, PERF, PROD, SEQA, SNDS, SOEA, TELE, THED, VSFX or WRIT elective, or CLC 580 Collaboration
  • — ADVE, ANIM, CHAR, CINE, CREA, DWRI, ENGL, FILM, ITGM, MOME, PERF, PROD, SEQA, SNDS, SOEA, TELE, THED, VSFX or WRIT elective, or CLC 580 Collaboration
  • — DWRI elective

Additional electives: 10 hours

  • — Free elective
  • — Free elective

Total course of study: 180 hours

* Choose one of these two courses.
† Consult the general education and mathematics competency requirements.
‡ PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology is recommended.
§ Choose one of these two courses.
# 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.