Course Info

SCWR 352: Writing the Sitcom (Formerly DC 306)

Due to COVID-19, Spring in-class sections will be conducted online. Please contact your instructor for more information.

This course focuses on the fundamentals of writing the half-hour situational comedy. Creating comedic characters, situations, and developing multiple storylines are covered. Students will create an original sitcom pilot.

SCWR 250 is a prerequisite for this class.

This course is repeatable.

Spring 2019-2020

Section: 901
Class number: 30125
Meeting time: -
Location: REMOT E0000

Winter 2019-2020

Section: 502
Class number: 25572
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00211 at Loop Campus

Spring 2018-2019

Section: 901
Class number: 30599
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus

Winter 2018-2019

Section: 201
Class number: 25768
Meeting time: M 1:00PM - 4:15PM
Location: LEVAN 00305 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Michael McCarthy
Section: 502
Class number: 26513
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00211 at Loop Campus

Spring 2017-2018

Section: 901
Class number: 34448
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
CLOSED

Winter 2017-2018


Section 501

Class number 21124

Meeting dates: 1/2/2018 - 3/19/2018
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Meeting dates: 1/2/2018 - 3/19/2018
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Michael McCarthy


Spring 2016-2017

Section: 901
Class number: 33914
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Michael McCarthy

Winter 2016-2017

Section: 501
Class number: 27105
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus

Spring 2015-2016

Section: 601
Class number: 33283
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus

Fall 2015-2016

Section: 401
Class number: 11860
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus