Dec 01, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog

COM 211 Screenwriting

Prerequisite: ENG 101 
3 credits

In this course, students learn the basics of writing scripts for movies. The class will view movies and examine the corresponding scripts; study plotting techniques; discuss the craft of character development and dialogue; learn scene direction protocols, and analyze the structure of short- and feature-length films. Students will be expected to produce a complete screenplay over the course of the semester. Using industry-appropriate software, finished work will be produced in professional format and style.