CURRENT 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 14, 2018  
CURRENT 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Film and Television Production, BFA


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The BFA in Film & Television Production is designed to produce award-winning filmmakers with broad strengths across multiple disciplines within the motion picture craft. The program requires 52 credit hours in core coursework,12 credit hours in general electives, and 14 credit hours of practicum. Prospective students must apply to the program separately from their university applications. For more information on admission, see our Stage and Screen admission page: https://www.wcu.edu/learn/departments-schools-colleges/fpa/stagescreen/admission/

Total number of hours for program: 120

Liberal Studies (42 hours)


Liberal Studies Program Requirements  

Additional Requirements:


All students must apply and be accepted into the Film and Television Production program. Students who are accepted must follow the guidelines established in the Stage and Screen Program Continuation Policy and the Film and Television Production program handbook in order to remain in the program. 

Major Requirements


Film Practicum (14 hours)


Students must take a total of 14 credit hours of film practicum credits: two repeatable credits per semester, or seven semesters total of the practicum courses. FTP 386, Film Practicum I, will be offered in the fall.  FTP 387, Film Practicum II, will be offered in the spring. 

General Electives (9 hours)


Students must take 12 hours of general electives to make up 120. To meet a university requirement, 25 percent of total hours should be taken at the 300-400 level.

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