The Screenwriting minor is intended for students who are interested in learning the basics of writing a screenplay and understanding film at a deeper level. This minor may complement other fields of study, or it may be just right for someone who simply loves movies. Coursework presents screenwriting as a creative art form.


Study within the field of screenwriting develops skills such as:

  • Writing
  • Understanding Story
  • Film Production

Complementary  Major

A Screenwriting minor is also an excellent complement for liberal arts students who are majoring in:

  • Theater
  • Creative Writing
  • Anything in the Humanities

Professional Programs

A minor in screenwriting is particularly appropriate for students in professional programs such as:

  • Writing
  • Communication

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