B.A. in Writing for Film and Television
What will I study as a writing for film and television major?
The B.A. in Writing for Film and Television offers robust, biblically integrated courses that will equip you with the tools you need to pursue excellence in the entertainment industry. Some courses include:
- Entertainment Business
- Writing the One-Hour Drama Pilot
- Introduction to Digital Media Production
- Character Development and Dialogue
- Coverage and Development for Film and TV
- Motion Picture Script Analysis
- Among many others
Bible and Theology Coursework
As part of Biola’s commitment to a biblically centered education, most undergraduate students complete 30 credits of biblical and theological studies as a part of their degree program. Learn more about our Bible and theology core.
Career Outlook and Preparation
What can you do with a Bachelor of Arts in Writing for Film and Television?
Your degree in writing for film and television will prepare you to dive straight into the industry with confidence. With the education you receive, you’ll be equipped for careers paths such as:
- Writing content for various screens and formats — including movies, TV, computers, phones/tablets and more.
- Creating original movie scripts across a variety of genres, or rewriting existing scripts as assigned.
- Being part of a writers’ room, writing for new or existing TV series.
- Adaptable skills to translate your abilities into writing for other industries, such as marketing, commercials or other technical fields.
4% job growth
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for writers is projected to be as fast as average between 2021 and 2031.
BLS projections are not specific to Biola University students or graduates.
Program-Specific Admissions Requirements
Admission into Snyder School of Cinema and Media Arts is a separate process from applying to the university. Learn more about the admissions process for the B.A. in Writing for Film and Television.
Schedule a Visit
Learn more about this program by attending an upcoming event for prospective students and parents, or by scheduling a personalized visit.
Tuition and Financial Aid
Attaining a degree from Biola is more affordable than you might think — dramatically lower than the “sticker price” in most cases — with 100% of incoming undergraduate students receiving some form of financial aid.
Assistant Professor, Cinema and Media Arts and Writing for Film and Television
- M.F.A. Cinema/Television Production, University of Southern California (In progress)
- B.A. Political Science, University of California Irvine