Writing for Film, Television & Radio – Occupational Skills Certificate

Top Code: 0604.30

This curriculum prepares students for entry-level positions in the commercial, independent, public and corporate film, television and radio industries. Such positions include editorial assistant, assistant copy editor, script reader, script supervisor, researcher, promotions, casting assistant, and assistant to a literary agent.

An Occupational Skills Certificate is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Program Outcomes

  1. Research, structure, and write dramatic and non-dramatic content for radio, television, and multimedia.

Requirements for the Occupational Skills Certificate

Required Courses
TVR 015INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA WRITING3
TVR 017ATELEVISION AND FILM SCRIPT WRITING3
TVR 017BTELEVISION AND FILM SCRIPT WRITING3
TVR 018RADIO AND TELEVISION NEWSWRITING3
Required Electives
Select any one of the following:3-4
INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONIC MEDIA
INTERMEDIATE PRODUCING AND DIRECTING
INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA AESTHETICS AND CINEMATIC ARTS
ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY BUSINESS PRACTICES, MANAGEMENT, AND PRODUCING
Total Units15-16