Admission and Programs Requirements

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Admission criteria 

To be considered for the program, a student must have a bachelor's degree with a 2.75 undergraduate GPA.  Applicants must submit a writing sample of 5-10 script pages or 5-10 pages of prose.  

Required courses: Complete at least four of the following courses (12 hours total)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MED 660 Beginning Screenwriting 3 hrs
MED 667 Intermediate Screenwriting 3 hrs
MED 668 Writing for Television  3 hrs
MED 669 Rewriting Film and TV Scripts 3 hrs
MED 672 Advanced Screenwriting 3 hrs

Completion requirements

Courses must be completed with a 3.00 GPA for successful completion of certificate.