Film

Programs

 

Degree Requirements

Specialized Honours BFA Program – Screenwriting

  • 51 credits in Film including:
    • FA/FILM 1001 3.00 or FA/FILM 1020 3.00
    • FA/FILM 1120 3.00
    • FA/FILM 1400 9.00
    • FA/FILM 2120 6.00 or FA/FILM 2121 6.00
    • FA/FILM 2200 3.00
    • FA/FILM 2230 3.00
    • FA/FILM 3120 6.00
    • FA/FILM 3124 3.00
    • FA/FILM 3401 3.00
    • 12.0 credits selected from: FA/FILM 4120 6.00, FA/FILM 4124 6.00, FA/FILM 4126 6.00
  • 9 focused electives from upper level courses within the Department of Film (including other courses in Screenwriting) or with the approval of the Screenwriting Committeee; courses taught within other units in Creative Writing, Literature, Humanities or in Fine Arts relevant to Screenwriting)
  • 12 Fine Arts elective credits chosen from the other departments of the Faculty of Fine Arts: Dance, Design, Digital Media, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts
  • Six credits from the FA/1900 3.00 series of courses, outside the major, are required of all Faculty of Fine Arts degrees. These courses may be used to satisfy either the humanities general education requirement or a fine arts requirement (i.e. an In/Out requirement or a fine arts elective), but not both.
  • Creative Writing Workshops: These can be counted as either Non-Fine Arts courses, or as Fine Arts equivalents, but not as both
  • 6 credits non-Fine Arts electives
  • 18 general education credits: 6 from each of the Humanities, Social Science and Natural Science areas (or approved substitutes)
  • 24 free elective credits.