The Creative Writing major prepares you for academic study as a writer of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, or drama, as well as editing and publishing. Emphasis will be placed on effective use of the writing process, use and ethos of the workshopping, devices of narrative, poetic technical craft, and close reading.
Coding and Animation
The coding and animation major focuses on preparing students to meet the challenges of today’s animation studio and production wheelhouse. Beyond gaining a foundation in studio arts, students will also have the opportunity to develop the skills necessary to express their creative side through the art of animation or gaming.
Film and Television
The Film and Television major prepares students for creative, business, legal and academic study in film and television. The program integrates historical and critical analysis with industry studies to cultivate informed and responsible media consumers and creators.
Studio Music Production and Performance major
The Studio Music Production and Performance major prepares students to learn the skills of modern music production for today’s media landscape by creating original musical sketches, recording, editing, and mixing. Students will learn to edit music and audio elements in a timeline and prepare for mixdown by carefully selecting the best takes, and learn mix setup and asset management for delivery.
The acting major is designed for committed students who have a strong desire to focus primarily on actor training and recognize the craft of acting as a means to approach, comprehend, and illuminate the complexity of the human spirit. The program integrates a sequence of courses that develops deep self-awareness, heightened intellect, rich emotional life, expanded imagination, and generosity as a foundation for the development of a transformational actor.