Screenwriting Minor

Requirements

Screenwriting minor purpose: to meet students’ needs to prepare for the job market. Also, the Screenwriting minor offers students the option of enhancing their major field of study with a minor that offers an introduction to the craft of screenwriting and an entrée to a career in film. 

Required Courses:
WRWS 1010CONTEMPORARY WRITERS:IN PERSON IN PRINT3
WRWS 2050FUNDAMENTALS OF FICTION WRITING3
or WRWS 2060 FUNDAMENTALS OF POETRY WRITING
WRWS 2600BASIC SCREENWRITING AND TELEVISION WRITING STUDIO4
WRWS 3600INTERMEDIATE SCREENWRITING STUDIO4
WRWS 4600ADVANCED SCREENWRITING STUDIO4
Select one elective from the following list or other film-related courses from other departments, per approval of WRWS academic advisor:3
SELECTED TOPICS IN WRITING
SHAKESPEARE ON FILM: THE ART OF INTERPRETATION
ADVANCED PROJECTS IN THEATRE
VIDEO FIELD AND STUDIO PRODUCTION
FILM THEORY AND CRITICISM
DIGITAL LITERACIES FOR TECHNICAL COMMUNICATORS
POLITICS AND FILM
Total Credits21