Scriptwriting | Webster University



Effective 1 June 2020 through 31 May 2021

Please see the Temporary Adjustments to Policy on Grading for Undergraduate Courses for Spring 2020

Please see the Undergraduate Catalog Archives for PDF versions of past catalogs.

18 Credit Hours

This program is offered by the School of Communications/Communications and Journalism Department and is only available at the St. Louis home campus.

For information on the general requirements for a minor, see Minor under the Academic Policies and Information section of this catalog.

Students may have a major and a minor within the same department in the School of Communications; they may not major and minor within the same subject matter area.

Required Courses

  • MDST 1050 Media Writing (3 hours)
  • SCPT 2900 Scriptwriting (3 hours)

And 12 additional credit hours from the following:

  • SCPT 3110 Script Analysis (3 hours)
  • SCPT 3150 Topics (3 hours)
  • SCPT 3400 Television Scriptwriting (3 hours)
  • SCPT 3500 Writing Screenplays for Film (3 hours)
  • SCPT 4090 Screenplay Development (3 hours)
  • SCPT 4400 Advanced Television Scriptwriting: Genres (3 hours)
  • SCPT 4500 Advanced Scriptwriting (3 hours)