M.F.A. in TVFT | CSULA

MFA Program in Television, Film and Theatre
These "Graduation Roadmaps" are designed to inform students about the sequence of courses needed to satisfy degree requirements.

Performance Option

1st Year Schedule

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

500 Intro to MFA (2)

503C DS: TV (2)

503B DS: Film (4)

503A DS:Theater (4)

510 Studio Ops (4)

546A Project 1 (2)

580 Collaboration (2)

580 Collaboration (2)

519 Acting for Film (3)

511 Stage Ops (4)

554 Stage Design (4)

 

517 Acting for Stage (3)

518 Acting for TV (3)

 

2nd Year Schedule

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

502 Directing (4)

546B Project 2 (2)

543C Voice (2)

580 Collaboration (2)

508 Thesis (4)?

544C Movement (2)

543A Voice (2)

543B Voice (2)

563 Business of Acting (4)

544A Movement (2)

544B Movement (2)

 

542 Actors Studio (3)

 

 

3rd Year Schedule

TVFT 581 Internship (1)

TVFT 581 Internship (1)

TVFT 599 Thesis (4)

Electives

Electives

 

 

Dramatic Writing Option

1st Year Schedule

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

500 Intro to MFA (2)

503C DS: TV (2)

503B DS: Film (4)

503A DS: Theater (4)

510 Studio Ops (4)

546A Project 1 (2)

580 Collaboration (2)

580 Collaboration (2)

554 TA Training

511 Stage Ops (4)

554 Stage Design (4)

 

549 Playwriting (4)

551 Sitcom Writing (4)

548 Character & Dialog (4)

2nd Year Schedule

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

502 Directing (4)

546B Project 2 (2)

553 Pitching Workshop (2)

580 Collaboration (2)

508 Thesis (4)?

552 Business of Writing (4)

547 Story Development (4)

550 Genre Writing (4)

 

545 Scenewriting  (2)

 

 

3rd Year Schedule

TVFT 581 Internship (1)

TVFT 581 Internship (1)

TVFT 599 Thesis (4)

Elective

Elective

 

 

Production Option

1st Year Schedule

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

500 Intro to MFA (2)

503C DS: TV (2)

503B DS: Film (4)

503A DS:Theater (4)

510 Studio Ops (4)

546A Project 1 (2)

580 Collaboration (2)

580 Collaboration (2)

554 TA Training

511 Stage Ops (4)

554 Stage Design (4)

522 Single Cam (4)

521 Directing for Stage (4)

523 Multicam (4)

 

2nd Year Schedule (Class of 2015)

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

502 Directing (4)

546B Project 2 (2)

531B MP Prod/Post (4)

580 Collaboration (2)

508 Thesis (4)?

579 Business of Production (4)

533 Adv Multicam (4)

531A MP Pre/Prod (4)

 

3rd Year Schedule (Class of 2014)

TVFT 581 Internship (1)

TVFT 581 Internship (1)

TVFT 599 Thesis (4)

Elective

Elective