Telecommunications | Script Writing
T331 | 14291 | Sheldon, L.

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

Description of the course: Students will be introduced to the craft
necessary to write a motion picture screenplay, 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 a feature-length

Required texts: The Art of Dramatic Writing by Lajos Egri, two
commercial screenplays (the films based on the screenplays 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.