Course Info

DC 272: Introduction to Television Writing

This course focuses on writing the sitcom and one-hour drama television formats. Students will examine the conventions of serialized and procedural series and will learn how the collaborative dynamic of the writer's room impacts story. The lectures and workshop provide a foundation of what it takes to be a professional staff writer and culminate in crafting a spec episode of a current television series. PREREQUISITE(S): DC 101 or DC 201

Winter 2017-2018

Section: 501
Class number: 21013
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Section: 801
Class number: 20712
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00211 at Loop Campus

Fall 2017-2018

Section: 401
Class number: 12438
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00211 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 402
Class number: 13036
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus

Winter 2016-2017

Section: 502
Class number: 22577
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00211 at Loop Campus
Section: 801
Class number: 22107
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00211 at Loop Campus

Fall 2016-2017

Section: 401
Class number: 32994
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00211 at Loop Campus
Section: 402
Class number: 41923
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus

Winter 2015-2016

Section: 501
Class number: 22621
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00211 at Loop Campus
Section: 502
Class number: 26612
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00211 at Loop Campus

Fall 2015-2016

Section: 401
Class number: 11490
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00211 at Loop Campus

Winter 2014-2015

Section: 501
Class number: 20377
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus
CLOSED

Fall 2014-2015

Section: 401
Class number: 10355
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00222 at Loop Campus
CLOSED

Winter 2013-2014

Section: 501
Class number: 20467
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus
Section: 510
Class number: 25451
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus

Fall 2013-2014

Section: 401
Class number: 11326
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00200 at Loop Campus
Section: 410
Class number: 11568
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus

Spring 2012-2013

Section: 601
Class number: 35267
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00202 at Loop Campus
Section: 610
Class number: 35297
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus

Winter 2012-2013

Section: 801
Class number: 25166
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus