At a Glance

Program units

28

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Screenwriting Degree

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Screenwriting degree is an intensive four-year training program designed to equip students for professional writing careers in the entertainment industry.

Program Highlights

  • Study the arts and entertainment industry at a campus located just 25 miles from Hollywood with access to “A list” internships and resources.
  • Develop a spiritually aware critical and creative outlook.
  • Practice artistic excellence in storytelling and technique.
  • Be part of an active student filmmaker community through Azusa Film Society.
  • Build a professional and personal network of like-minded creative individuals that will transition to the local arts and entertainment industry.

Is This Major Right for You?

You’re a screenwriting major if you:

  • Have a passion for storytelling.
  • Are interested in exploring the interaction of faith, culture, and the arts.
  • Want to learn how movies are made and how they affect culture.
  • Like to work with new technology.
  • Like making ideas into reality.
  • Work well as part of a team.

Learn more about this major.

Student Production Resources

Current APU cinematic arts students can find more information about the major and useful production resources at the Student Production Resources website.

Note: This information is current for the 2014-15 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.