Course Info

SCWR 250: Introduction to Television Writing (Formerly DC 272)

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.

(SCWR 100 or SCWR 101) and (SCWR 150 or FILM 102) are prerequisites for this class.

Spring 2019-2020

Section: 301
Class number: 30220
Meeting time: Tu 1:00PM - 4:15PM
Location: LEVAN 00305 at Lincoln Park Campus

Winter 2019-2020

Section: 501
Class number: 25558
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00207 at Loop Campus

Fall 2019-2020

Section: 401
Class number: 16123
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00211 at Loop Campus
Section: 402
Class number: 16124
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00801 at Loop Campus