By the time students graduate, they will demonstrate:  

  1. a knowledge of the techniques used in narrative writing for the stage and screen. Students will be able to apply these techniques in both short and long form.
  2. collaborative skills with peers by creating theatrical and cinematic works in and outside the classroom.
  3. the ability to critique and analyze a variety of peer-generated writing, and the ability to receive and synthesize critiques of their own writing from peers and faculty.
  4. the ability to research, gather, and synthesize information from a variety of sources and to present it in a structured, coherent manner, both in writing and orally.  
  5. knowledge of a range of dramatic and/or cinematic literatures and theory and the ability contextualize their work through an understanding of their historical and theoretical artistic legacies.