Course Info

SCWR 379: Comedy, Joke, and Sketch Writing (Formerly DC 383)

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

Students will learn techniques and formulas for joke writing, writing sketch comedy packages, and writing for news driven comedy shows. Students will apply these skills to their existing scripts as well as to developing new material.

SCWR 100 or SCWR 101 is a prerequisite for this class.

Fall 2020-2021

Section: 701
Class number: 10795
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: OLSYN CH000 at Online Campus

Winter 2019-2020

Section: 801
Class number: 26500
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: SCITY 00202 at Off Campus
Instructor: Michael McCarthy

Fall 2019-2020

Section: 701
Class number: 16473
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00924 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Michael McCarthy

Fall 2018-2019

Section: 701
Class number: 14933
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00924 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Michael McCarthy

Fall 2017-2018

Section: 701
Class number: 12735
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00924 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Michael McCarthy

Fall 2016-2017

Section: 701
Class number: 33624
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00924 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Michael McCarthy

Fall 2015-2016

Section: 701
Class number: 11868
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00924 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Michael McCarthy