The minor in film and screenwriting delivers a foundation in film theory/analysis while also enabling you to learn the ins and outs of compelling storytelling for the screen. With its unique focus on both film theory and screenwriting craft, the minor in screenwriting will help you grow the storytelling and story analysis skills that are marketable in the media and entertainment industries and beyond.  

You'll develop a greater understanding of how films work and what they can mean. You'll get a sense of where film came from and where it's going. You'll practice the creative and analytical skills that employers value. You'll put the movies in your mind's eye onto the page.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to take an idea for a screenplay from concept to completed script
  • Correct spec screenplay format
  • The core ideas of narrative story development and visual storytelling
  • How to "read" films and scripts from the perspective of the screenwriter/storyteller's craft

For more information, download our brochure or check out the degree requirements.