Screenwriting & Playwriting

Courses

SCRP 500 Reading as a Screenwriter 3.0 Credits

This is an on-line course whose purpose is to teach and promote the use of active reading as a methodology of acquiring expertise in screenwriting. This course will give students a common language with which to discuss screenwriting as the basis for creation and inspiration.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCRP 550 Screenwriting Workshop 3.0 Credits

The Screenwriting Workshop is an on-line writing workshop that introduces core principles and gives students a common language with which to create, analyze and discuss screenplays within a workshop environment. Subjects covered include: visual writing, character development, vivid scene crafting, film structure, and screenplay form and function.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCRP 555 Screenwriting Packet Exchange I 3.0 Credits

This is a distance learning screenwriting mentorship course whose purpose is to enable students to practice and develop their craft. The format of the class is packet exchange. This course is part of a two-course sequence which allows writers to complete sustained work on longer projects aimed at filmed entertainment.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCRP 556 Screenwriting Packet Exchange II 3.0 Credits

This is a distance learning screenwriting mentorship course whose purpose is to enable students to practice and develop their craft. The format of the class is packet exchange. This course is the second part of a two-course sequence which allows writers to complete sustained work on longer projects aimed at filmed entertainment.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCRP 601 Professional Residency in Los Angeles 3.0 Credits

This is a five-day residency for screenwriters with an intensive focus on career development. Daily schedule consists of peer-critique, faculty-led master workshop, and intensive career development modules.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCRP 670 Writing for Television 3.0 Credits

Teaches the essentials of writing the one-hour television drama. Students will be expected to conceive and write their own sixty-minute pilot script plus a ‘bible’ for their show.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCRP 691 Thesis in Screenwriting I 3.0 Credits

The Masters Thesis cycle of classes is a two-course sequence that will lead you through the process of developing and writing a complete feature film or equivalent work (telefilm, full-length stage play, television pilot, at least two spec episodes of an existing one-hour TV drama or four of an existing TV comedy).

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CW 690 [Min Grade: CR]

SCRP 692 Thesis in Screenwriting II 3.0 Credits

The Masters Thesis cycle of classes is a two-course sequence that will lead you through the process of developing and writing a complete feature film or equivalent work (telefilm, full-length stage play, television pilot, at least two spec episodes of an existing one-hour TV drama or four of an existing TV comedy).

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: SCRP 691 [Min Grade: CR]

SCRP I599 Independent Study In Screenwriting 0.5-12.0 Credits

This course allows students to put their creative writing skills to use in self-selected intensive projects. This course recognizes that writers have a limitless variety of interests and inspirations. Students are invited to propose Independent Study projects that draw inspiration from Drexel’s unique resources.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCRP I699 Independent Study In Screenwriting 0.5-12.0 Credits

This course allows students to put their creative writing skills to use in self-selected intensive projects. This course recognizes that writers have a limitless variety of interests and inspirations. Students are invited to propose Independent Study projects that draw inspiration from Drexel’s unique resources.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCRP T580 Special Topics in Screenwriting 3.0 Credits

The purpose of the course is for students gain experience in specific genres and/or techniques such as but not limited to: pilot development, adaptation issues, branded content, etc.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCRP T680 Special Topics in Screenwriting 3.0 Credits

The purpose of the course is for students gain experience in specific genres and/or techniques such as but not limited to: pilot development, adaptation issues, branded content, etc.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

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