Screenwriting (Minor)

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The Screenwriting minor is designed to help students develop the fundamental skills and creative acumen to write for film and television.

Course Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
SCWR 100INTRODUCTION TO SCREENWRITING (FORMERLY DC 201)4
or SCWR 101 SCREENWRITING FOR MAJORS (FORMERLY DC 101)
SCWR 120FILM STRUCTURE FOR MAJORS (FORMERLY DC 221)4
or SCWR 121 CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD FILM STRUCTURE (FORMERLY DC 222)
or SCWR 150 TELEVISION GENRES (FORMERLY DC 229)
or SCWR 151 TELEVISION GENRES FOR MAJORS (FORMERLY DC 230)
SCWR 250INTRODUCTION TO TELEVISION WRITING (FORMERLY DC 272)4
or SCWR 301 STORY DEVELOPMENT (FORMERLY DC 300)
SCWR 302WRITING THE FEATURE SCREENPLAY (FORMERLY DC 301)4
or SCWR 352 WRITING THE SITCOM (FORMERLY DC 306)
or SCWR 353 WRITING THE EPISODIC DRAMA (FORMERLY DC 307)
SCWR 303REWRITING THE FEATURE FILM SCRIPT (FORMERLY DC 303)4
or SCWR 354 REWRITING THE ORIGINAL TELEVISION PILOT (FORMERLY DC 330)
Select one of the following:4
INTRODUCTION TO PITCHING (FORMERLY DC 288)
WRITING ON ASSIGNMENT (FORMERLY DC 308)
SCENE WRITING (FORMERLY DC 346)
ADAPTATION (FORMERLY DC 347)
WRITING THE SHORT FILM FOR PRODUCTION (FORMERLY DC 343)
PITCHING SEMINAR (FORMERLY DC 305)
FEATURE DEVELOPMENT (FORMERLY DC 309)
STORYTELLING FOR VIDEO GAMES (FORMERLY DC 341)
THE WRITERS ROOM: DEVELOPING THE HALF HOUR COMEDY (FORMERLY TV 302)
WRITING THE WEB SERIES (FORMERLY DC 328)
COMEDY, JOKE, AND SKETCH WRITING (FORMERLY DC 383)
TOPICS IN SCREENWRITING (FORMERLY DC 304)