Dec 10, 2019  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

Screenwriting, M.F.A.


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Students pursuing the Master of Fine Arts in Screenwriting degree are held to the University's Academic Policies and Procedures . In addition these specific degree standards apply:

  • Complete 48 credits at the 500 or 600 level.
  • Minimum grade "C+" or above required in all coursework.
  • Maintain 3.000 GPA in the degree.
  • Successfully complete the thesis screenplay.

The following sequence of courses prepares students for successful completion of the thesis screenplay. The courses must be taken in the following order, during the semesters indicated. Any deviation must be approved by the film division chair.

The following courses make up the MFA in Screenwriting curriculum:

first year (27 credits) - spring requirements (9 credits)


first year (27 credits) - summer requirements (6 credits)


second year (21 credits) - fall requirements (9 credits)


second year (21 credits) - spring requirements (12 credits)


total credits 48


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