Full Sail University

Creative Writing

Bachelor of Fine Arts
Degree Overview

In telling stories, we are able to explore the furthest reaches of experience – whether it’s our own, or someone else’s. And in this way, stories also carry the power to shape the world.

Full Sail’s bachelor of fine arts degree in Creative Writing allows you to wield that power in a way that is at once meaningful and savvy. You’ll learn how to tell a tale across different media platforms, incorporating visual elements and exploring a variety of genres. You’ll examine different modes of publication and distribution, and hone your craft through ongoing portfolio courses and peer-to-peer workshops.

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Course Highlights
  • Literary Techniques & Story Development - Study authorial choices and literary techniques that bring meaning and direction to stories.
  • Publishing & Distribution - Students learn how to publish and distribute their screenplays, television shows, comic books, videogame scripts, and novels while demonstrating their understanding of the evolution of the entertainment industry.
  • Scriptwriting Techniques - Students learn the foundation of successful writing for film and television while focusing on the fundamentals of formatting using industry-standard software, structural techniques, character development, conflict, and scene construction.
Pathway Scholarship

The Pathway Scholarship program may award up to $40,000 to eligible students. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Pathway Scholarship details
Momentum Scholarship

Qualified online students can receive up to $20,000 with the Momentum Scholarship. Financial aid available to those who qualify.

Momentum Scholarship details
Full Sail’s Project LaunchBox™

Project LaunchBox™ is a Full Sail program that provides students with powerful technology to help create projects. All of your files, multimedia creations, and coursework are at your fingertips 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Request more information about this program.

Components
  • Apple MacBook Pro
  • 3-yr Applecare Extended Warranty
  • LoJack - Theft Prevention 3-yr Subscription
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Download)
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Apple USB-C to USB Adapter
  • Belkin USB-C to Ethernet Adapter
  • Final Draft (Download)
  • iPad 2018 32gb WiFi (Online Only)
Project Launchbox

Pricing and package specifications are subject to change. Some Project LaunchBox™ components are distributed during students' second year; some Project LaunchBox™ components are downloadable items.

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Whether you’re ready to apply or want to request more information about how to get started on your Full Sail University journey, our Admissions section has details on application requirements, tuition, and scholarships.

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