Feb 24, 2024  
2016-2017 University Catalog 
2016-2017 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

Screenwriting Minor

Programs   >  Division of Liberal Arts  
Contacts     Description     Academic Policy     Admission to the Minor    Program Requirements



Diane Walsh \ dwalsh@uarts.edu \ 215.717.6560
Minor Advisor


The ​minor in ​screenwriting provides instruction and applied experience in the craft of scriptwriting for motion pictures and episodic television. Topics include story structure, character, plot, dramatic conflict, dialogue, and industry script formats. Students advance from scene exercises through short scripts to major, professional-length portfolio pieces.

Academic Policy

Minor programs are governed by the minor policy published on the the enrollment & registration  page in the policies  area of the catalogue.

Admission to the Minor

CAMD Open to all students, excluding those pursuing a BS in Communication or a BFA in Writing for Film and Television.
CPA Open to all students.

Program Requirements (15 credits)

Required Courses

Complete one of the following

Students in the School of Film   

Students NOT in the School of Film 

Complete one of the following two-course sequences