UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Cinema and Television Arts, B.A. (2019-2020 Archive)
Screenwriting Option

YEAR 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
CTVA 100 (meets GE E Lifelong Learning and IC) 3
GE Basic Skills: A2 Written Communication 3
GE Basic Skills: B4 Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning (MATH 131 recommended) 3
GE C2 Humanities 3
Elective 3
Total 15

YEAR 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
CTVA 210 3
GE Basic Skills: A1 Oral Communication 3
GE D1 Social Sciences 3
GE D3 and D4 Constitution of the United States and State and Local Government 3
Elective 3
Total 15

YEAR 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
CTVA 230 or CTVA 240 or CTVA 250 3
GE Basic Skills: A3 Critical Thinking 3
GE B1 Physical Science or GE B2 Life Science 2
GE B3 Science Laboratory Activity 1
Electives 6
Total 15

YEAR 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
CTVA 220 3
GE B1 Physical Science or GE B2 Life Science (select from GE subarea not previously completed) 3
Electives 9
Take the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE)
Total 15

YEAR 3: 1st Semester

Course Units
CTVA 309 (meets GE Upper Division Section C1 Arts) 3
CTVA 320 3
Cinema and Television Arts Criticism Requirement (CTVA 301 or CTVA 319) 3
GE Upper Division Section D1 Social Sciences 3
GE F Comparative Cultural Studies 3
Total
15

YEAR 3: 2nd Semester

Course Units
CTVA 420 3
Cinema and Television Arts History Requirement (CTVA 305 or CTVA 310) 3
Cinema and Television Arts Upper Division Elective 3
GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning 3
Elective 3
Total 15

YEAR 4: 1st Semester

Course Units
CTVA 425 3
Cinema and Television Arts Writing Requirement (CTVA 327 or CTVA 428) 3
Cinema and Television Arts Upper Division Elective 3
GE F Comparative Cultural Studies 3
Elective 3
Total 15

YEAR 4: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Cinema and Television Arts Directing Requirement (CTVA 350 or CTVA 440) 3
Cinema and Television Arts Upper Division Elective 3
GE D2 American History Institutions and Ideals 3
Electives 6
Total 15
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120