This is a writing intensive course designed to familiarize the student with a variety of writing styles and formats to both commercial (broadcast) and short story / film mediums. The course also integrates group activities and discussion to further investigate the ever-changing world of script writing. Along with covering the staples of television writing like PSAs, commercials, television dramas and news, this course will also look at short format drama currently in circulation and on the internet (mobisodes). Prerequisites: ENGL 211 or ENGL 250 or by Permission. Typically offered Fall, Spring, Summer.
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017