LMU SFTV Writing & Producing for Television MFA Requirements

FIRST YEAR (18 Semester Hours)

Fall Semester

  • SCWR 511 Introduction to Television Production
  • SCWR 550 Elements of Television Writing
  • FTVS 511 History of Television

Spring Semester

  • SCWR 660 Writing Episodic Drama or SCWR 670 Writing Episodic Comedy
  • SCWR 551 Feature Film Screenwriting
  • SCWR 554 The TV Writer’s Room

 

SECOND YEAR (18 Semester Hours)

 Fall Semester

  • SCWR 689 Acting for Television
  • SCWR 661 Writing the Drama Pilot
  • SCWR Writing the Comedy Pilot

Spring Semester

  • SCWR 611 Television Planning, Budgeting, and Scheduling
  • SCWR 665 Rewriting the Drama or Comedy Pilot
  • SCWR 598 Writing Elective (Playwriting, Video Game Writing, Digital Storytelling, Writing the Short Film)

 

THIRD YEAR (15 Semester Hours)

Fall Semester

  • SCWR 680 Television Producing II
  • SCWR 685 Entertainment Business Affairs
  • SCWR 598 Writing Elective

Spring Semester

  • SCWR 681 Television Producing III
  • SCWR 682 Television Screenwriting Workshop

 

Extras throughout program: workshops on various subjects