The BA program is designed to be a more flexible program for students who have a strong interest in film and media but may want to explore other options within the university, or who may want to chart their own course in the FMA curriculum. The BA program, as it develops, will offer a varied approach to the medium through theory, history and criticism, as well as screenwriting, non-fiction filmmaking, experimental and interactive forms.
WHAT CAREERS CAN THIS MAJOR PREPARE YOU FOR?
Specific career paths include: Screenwriter, Television Writer, Copywriter; Writer; Writer's Assistant; Executive Producer, Creative Producer, Associate Producer; Line Producer; Production Manager; Unit Production Manager; Production Coordinator; Script Supervisor; Production Assistant; Director; First/Second Assistant Director; Cinematographer; Director of Photography; Camera Operator; First/Second Assistant Camera; Key Grip; Grip; Gaffer; Best Boy; Sound Mixer; Boom Operator; Location Manager; Postproduction Supervisor; Editor; Assistant Editor, Dialog Editor, Sound Editor; Colorist; Compositor; Digital Effects Artist; Actor; Casting Director; Writer/Director; Writer/Producer; Commercial Director; Music Video Director; Filmmaker; Documentarian; Interactive Media Creator.
WHAT SKILLS ARE DEVELOPED WITHIN THIS MAJOR?
Creative problem-solving, communication, collaboration, time-management, and storytelling aesthetics are some of the principle skills.