Ohio University

Screenwriting/Digital Storytelling Minor

Everyone has a story they want to tell. Now you can learn how to tell your stories on the web, on television, in a meeting, on your cell phone, or anywhere!

Whether you are a business major who wants to better understand the world of television, an English major who wants to learn how to write a video series for the web, or an Art major who wants to translate your ideas from Degas a digital, the Screenwriting & Digital Storytelling minor will help you how to tell your stories to the world!

This minor is open to all students except for those currently enrolled within Media Arts & Studies.

Curriculum

Foundational Course  
(Required)  
MDIA 1020 Media & the Creative Process Spring
   
Intermediate Courses  
(Choose 1)  
MDIA 2200 - Script Analysis & Production Planning Spring
MDIA 2201 - Short Form Media Scriptwriting Fall, Spring, Summer
   
(Choose 1; may not repeat from the above list)  
MDIA 2200 - Script Analysis & Production Planning Spring
MDIA 2201 - Short Form Media Scriptwriting Fall, Spring, Summer
MDIA 2202 - Non-Traditional Storytelling Occasional
MDIA 2701 - Visual Storytelling Fall, Summer
   
Advanced Courses  
(Choose 3)  
MDIA 3110 - Media Criticism Summer
MDIA 3201 - Screenwriting: the Adaptation Fall
MDIA 3202 - Screenwriting for TV Spring
MDIA 3701 - Directing the Scene Fall
MDIA 4170 - Media and the Muslim World Fall, Summer
MDIA 4201 - Advanced Screenwriting Fall, Spring

For more information about these classes including what you’ll learn in each, when they’re offered, and how they're taught, download the complete program details [PDF]!