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                    [row_18] => Generate one-half hour TV sitcom pilot and supporting/pitch materials (series format, episode beat sheet and outline). (TCM212)
                    [row_19] => Create an original one-hour drama series concept, write an original pilot script for the series, develop an individual writing voice and discuss the professional television writing landscape. (TCM224)
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    [description] => The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Screenwriting program is designed for students who plan to enter the field of Motion Picture/Television Production as screenwriters. Students are provided opportunity for hands-on training in development and writing for Motion Picture/TV Production, with an emphasis on story theory and format for features, TV and other media.  An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Motion Picture/Television Production degree is also available.

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Description:
The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Screenwriting program is designed for students who plan to enter the field of Motion Picture/Television Production as screenwriters. Students are provided opportunity for hands-on training in development and writing for Motion Picture/TV Production, with an emphasis on story theory and format for features, TV and other media. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Motion Picture/Television Production degree is also available.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester: Track I: Feature, Track II: Television
Major Code: 5993
Award: CCL
First Term: 4156
Total Credits: 38-49
Last Updated: Apr 21st, 2015
Prerequisites:
ENG101 First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107 First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND
ENG102 First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG108 First-Year Composition for ESL (3) OR
Permission of Program Director 0-6
Required Courses: 32-37
ENG210 Creative Writing (3) OR
THE118 Playwriting (3) 3
 
ENH110 Introduction to Literature 3
 
TCM100 Digital Multimedia (3) OR
Permission of Program Director 0-3
 
TCM107 Career Pathways in the Media 3
TCM121 Story Theory for Film, Television and Media 3
TCM134 Pre-Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
TCM135 Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
TCM136 Post-Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
 
TCM242AA Professional Portfolio in Screenwriting (2) OR
TCM275 Advanced Portfolio Production (4) 2-4
 
THF/HUM205 Introduction to Cinema 3
 
Students must select one (1) of the following two (2) tracks:
 
Emphasis I: Feature Credits: 6
TCM123 Feature Screenwriting: First Draft 3
TCM223 Feature Screenwriting: The Rewrite 3
 
Emphasis II: Television Credits: 6
TCM124 Television Screenwriting: Existing Programs 3
 
TCM212 Television Screenwriting: Sitcom Pilot (3) OR
TCM224 Television Screenwriting: One-Hour Drama Pilot (3) 3
Restricted Electives: 6 Credits
Choose a total of six (6) credits except courses used to satisfy Required Courses area.
 
TCM117 Introduction to Cinematography 3
TCM123 Feature Screenwriting: First Draft 3
TCM124 Television Screenwriting: Existing Programs 3
TCM212 Television Screenwriting: Sitcom Pilot 3
TCM223 Feature Screenwriting: The Rewrite 3
TCM224 Television Screenwriting: One-Hour Drama Pilot 3
TCM230 Motion Picture Directing 4
TCM241 AVID Media Composer Editing 4
TCM260 Film/Video Producing and Financing 3
TCM275 Advanced Portfolio Production 4
TCM285AA-AC Special Topics: Motion Picture/Television Production (any module) 1-3
TCM296WA-WD Cooperative Education (any suffixed course) 1-4
THF209 Acting for the Camera 3
THF/HUM210 Contemporary Cinema 3
Free Electives: None
General Education: None
General Education Core: None
First-Year Composition: None
Critical Reading: None
Oral Communication: None
Mathematics: None
General Education Distributed: None
Humanities and Fine Arts: None
Social and Behavioral Sciences: None
Natural Sciences: None
Program Competencies:
  1. Demonstrate skills and techniques used in the production of marketable materials for contemporary publications. (ENG210)
  2. Use theories and techniques of writing for the stage; creating characters, dialogue, and plot for monodramas, scenes, and plays. (THE118)
  3. Interpret a poem, a short story, and a play through oral and/or written discourse using literary criticism as a basis. (ENH110)
  4. Demonstrate use of computers and basic video cameras to manipulate and create multimedia products. (TCM100)
  5. Explain the preparatory steps necessary for entry-level positions in the broadcasting/film industry. (TCM107)
  6. Identify basic elements of story theory and structure as they pertain to feature films, TV programs (both one-hour dramas and sitcoms), video games, reality TV programs and industrial/commercial videos to write a script for different categories of media. (TCM121)
  7. Identify and describe the basic elements of pre-production for motion picture and television. (TCM134)
  8. Pre-produce one film and one video project. (TCM134)
  9. Identify and describe the basic elements of production for motion picture and television. (TCM135)
  10. Produce one film and one video shoot. (TCM135)
  11. Identify and describe the elements of post-production for motion picture and television. (TCM136)
  12. Complete the post-production and marketing plan for one film and one video project. (TCM136)
  13. Use established screen story paradigms and format to create an original full-length feature or TV script. (TCM242AA)
  14. Practice video and audio production skills and roles in a television or film production setting. (TCM275)
  15. Review the history and development of the art of motion pictures including the aesthetic and technical elements. (THF/HUM205)
  16. Create full-length feature screenplay from outline developed in class. (TCM123)
  17. Generate two rewrites (drafts) of feature screenplay previously written using theme, three-act structure and Eight Sequence method tools. (TCM223)
  18. Apply elements learned through authoring series and season format documents, episode beat sheets and outline, and full-length spec script for an existing one-hour TV drama or sitcom. (TCM124)
  19. Generate one-half hour TV sitcom pilot and supporting/pitch materials (series format, episode beat sheet and outline). (TCM212)
  20. Create an original one-hour drama series concept, write an original pilot script for the series, develop an individual writing voice and discuss the professional television writing landscape. (TCM224)