Playwriting and Screenwriting Major

Description: A program that focuses on the principles and techniques for communicating dramatic information, ideas, moods, and feelings through the composition of creative written works for the theatre, film, and/or television. Includes instruction in creative writing craft, scene writing, script development, stage and/or camera instructions, line and moment analysis, script reading, script editing, and the creation of full productions. Is Playwriting and Screenwriting the right major for you?
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Playwriting and Screenwriting Major

What Courses Do Playwriting and Screenwriting Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Playwriting and Screenwriting majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

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