Filmmaking - Screenwriting Specialization Certificate Level 1

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Filmmaking - Screenwriting - Specialization - Certificate Level 1

Students interested in a career in screenwriting should choose this option since it emphasizes skills used when writing scripts for film and video productions. All courses in this certificate apply towards the AAS in Filmmaking.


Semester 1
RTVB 1321 TV Field Production 3
RTVB 1329 Scriptwriting 3
FLMC 2330 Film and Video Editing 3
FLMC 1311 Survey of the Motion Picture 3
Semester 2
FLMC 2336 Production Developing - Producing 3
FLMC 2335 Screenwriting for Features, Shorts and Documentaries (Capstone) 3
FLMC 1300 Production Management 3
FLMC 1292 Special Topics in Film - Video Making/Cinematography and Production 2
Semester 3


Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 23

**Capstone Statement
A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

Gainful Employment

Program Duration

This program is designed to be completed in 32 weeks.

Program Cost

This program will cost $3,464* if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
*Includes estimates for books, supplies, and equipment.


Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. Typical debt total has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

Licensure Info

The State of Texas does not have licensure requirements for this profession.


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Last updated June 2019.