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B.F.A. in writing

Available at:  
- Atlanta
- Savannah

Foundation studies: 30 hours

  • DRAW 100 Drawing I: Form and Space
  • DSGN 100 Design I: Elements and Organization
  • DSGN 101 Color: Theory and Application
  • Select one of these two¬†options:

  • DSGN 102 Design II: 3D Form in Space
  • DSGN 208 Storyboarding Essentials
  • Select one of these three options:

  • DSGN 105 Visual Design Systems
  • DSGN 204 Design III: Time
  • DRAW 240 Inventing Environments/li>
  • Studio elective

General education: 60 hours

  • Select one of these two options:

  • BUSI 101 The Design of Business
  • BUSI 210 Management in the Creative Environment
  • COMM 105 Speaking of Ideas
  • ANTH 106 Language, Culture, and Society
  • CTXT 121 Visual Culture in Context: Pre-Modern Global Perspectives
  • CTXT 122 Visual Culture in Context: Making Modernities
  • ENGL 123 Ink to Ideas: Critical Concepts in Literature and Writing
  • DIGI 130 Digital Communication
  • ENGL 142 Foundations of Story
  • General education elective
  • General education elective
  • Mathematics/natural sciences elective
  • Social/behavioral sciences elective

Major curriculum: 80 hours

  • DWRI 106 Introduction to Screenwriting
  • WRIT 162 The Art of Fiction<
  • WRIT 177 The Art of Creative Nonfiction
  • WRIT 205 Writing for Arts and Entertainment
  • WRIT 255 Problem Solving for Corporate and Brand Storytelling
  • Select three of these four options:

  • WRIT 235 Multi-platform and Immersive Storytelling
  • WRIT 345 Convergent Journalism
  • WRIT 353 Professional Freelance Writing: Storytelling to Story-selling
  • WRIT 355 Writing for Emerging Media: Storytelling in the Digital Landscape
  • WRIT 285 Story Research
  • WRIT 465 Writing the Serial Narrative
  • WRIT 479 Writing Internship
  • WRIT 480 Portfolio: Professional Storytelling and Practices for Writers
  • 300- or 400-level DWRI, SOCL, or WRIT elective
  • 400-level DWRI, SOCL, or WRIT elective
  • Select two of these three options:

  • 500-level SCADpro¬†elective
  • DWRI, FILM, SOCL, or WRIT elective
  • DWRI, FILM, SOCL, or WRIT elective

Additional electives: 10 hours

  • Free elective
  • Free elective

Total course of study: 180 hours