The minor in Screenwriting is designed to train students in the challenging field of creating stories for the screen (film, TV, web, etc.). Students learn to write feature-length screenplays, both comedic and dramatic teleplays, and explore specialized areas while learning the fundamentals of character, conflict, and scene structure. By the successful completion of this minor, a student should be able to demonstrate:
Course availability may vary from semester to semester. Some courses may be in development and offered at a later time. Students seeking to pursue alternative coursework to fulfill the minor should consult with their advisors.
Minors are available to undergraduate students across The New School except those students at Lang and the Bachelors Program for Adults and Transfer Students who are completing a self-designed BA or BS in Liberal Arts, who are not permitted to declare minors. For students at Lang or the Bachelors Program for Adults and Transfer Students interested in pursuing a deeper study of this subject area, opportunities are available through the self-designed major in Liberal Arts. To explore this, contact an academic advisor or read more information about self-designed options for Lang or the Bachelors Program for Adults and Transfer Students.
Students must earn a grade of C or higher in all courses taken for the minor. Those students who maintain a grade of B or better in all of their required courses will also be eligible for a Certificate in Screenwriting.
For questions regarding this minor's curriculum, including requests for course substitutions, please contact Lana Lin, Director of Undergraduate Programs at Media Studies, at email@example.com or 212.229.8903.
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