Telecommunications | Script Writing
T331 | 27008 | Sheldon, L.

T331 Scriptwriting (MW 11:15-12:30)

Description of the course: Students will be introduced to the craft
necessary to write for episodic television production, and will be
given guidance through both instructor and peer critique.

Course format: Class time will be divided between lecture, workshop
and review.

Grading procedure: Grading is rigorous, based on class
participation, short assignments and completion of either an hour-
long script or two half-hour scripts.

Required texts: The Art of Dramatic Writing by Lajos Egri, several
produced scripts (the TV shows based on the scripts will also
be screened in class).

Other pertinent info: Script formatting guidelines and a Microsoft
Word formatting template will be provided.

To see which requirements, in the College of Arts and Sciences, this
course will fulfill consult the College Bulletin at If you have
questions, or need additional help, see your academic advisor.