Department of Visual & Media Arts

Media Production (BFA)

The BFA program is a concentrated production curriculum which culminates in a yearlong thesis-level project in the student's chosen medium. Students are eligible to apply for entry to the BFA program in their junior year with a minimum GPA of 3.0. They must maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average to continue.

Program Requirements

VM 490 BFA Production Workshop

In addition to the requirements listed in the Bachelor of Arts Production Track, 16 credits in VM courses are required for the BFA degree (to be determined in consultation with your BFA advisor). These credits include two consecutive semesters of VM 490 BFA Production Workshop (8 credits).

Emerson Minds

Emerson College classmates Alan Schoolcraft '95 and Brent Simons ’97 wrote the screenplay for the #1 movie in North America, Megamind. The Dreamworks film made $43.7 million at the box office in the first weekend.

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