Screenwriting

The department offers a wealth of courses in writing taught by our eminent faculty of professionals who write for screen and stage. Once a student has taken the Foundations of Screenwriting course, the upper-level topics courses are numerous and diverse, allowing students to construct a rich portfolio of their writing which clearly demonstrates their unique talents.

Recent course have included such topics as:

  • Writing the Suspense Thriller
  • Writing the Romantic Comedy
  • Writing the TV Pilot
  • Writing the Feature Film
  • Writing for the Tween Market
  • Writing Fantasy, Horror, and the Supernatural
  • Advanced Scene Work
  • Improv for Writers


For a listing of all courses, view the School of Communication Undergraduate Catalog.