Program Learning Outcomes - Pepperdine University - Seaver College

Program Learning Outcomes

A student who graduates with an MFA in Writing for Screen and Television should be able to:

  • Write television scripts, feature screenplays, and adaptations displaying best practices in the field.
  • Analyze critically, discuss, and write about Hollywood history.
  • Analyze critically, discuss, and write about film theory – including issues pertaining to ethnic, gender, and cultural diversity.
  • Analyze critically, discuss, and write about the concept of "The Storyteller as Cultural Leader" and explain how that concept applies to them personally as writers leading lives of purpose, service and leadership.