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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Film BA, Screenwriting Specialization

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Students who elect to pursue the screenwriting specialization will learn the key elements of creating scripts for film and serial media (TV, webisodes, mobisodes). Starting with the fundamentals, students will focus on story structure, scene development, characterization and dialogue. As students advance through the program, they will begin to hone their voices through a series of writing assignments designed to guide them toward mastering the basics of narrative storytelling.

To complete the learning experience, all students pursuing the screenwriting specialization are expected to compile a portfolio.

Students must maintain a 2.4 GPA or higher with a minimum grade of C- in all courses counted toward fulfilling the film major or minor requirements.


Course credits taken above not used to satisfy a requirement may be used as elective credits. Students may repeat the following variable topic courses with different topics: ENG 461, ENG 462, and ENG 463. COM 452 is repeatable up to 6 credits. COM 453 is repeatable up to 9 credits.

Total Elective Credits: 4

Total Credits: 75

College and Department Information

Film Program  
College of Arts and Humanities  

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