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Video/Audio Communication Arts - Screenwriting (VACS1)

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Award: Certificate of Achievement

Program Location: Elkhorn Valley Campus

This certificate of achievement provides students with an in-depth opportunity to learn writing for the screen in traditional media, short and feature film, and new media. Students may seek employment in the production industry as a commercial screenwriter, corporate/industrial screenwriter, or as an independent screenwriter.

Graduation Requirements
Major Requirements: 37.5
General Education: 13.5
Total credit hours required: 51.0

The following General Education courses are recommended for Screenwriting (VACS1): Communication: ENGL 1010 ; Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness: HUMS 2310  

Certificate of Achievement General Education Requirements (13.5 credit hrs.)

The following are General Education requirements for a Certificate of Achievement. Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one degree requirement.


1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1 Level I course from the list of Communication General Education courses in the current course catalog.


1 Course     4.5 - 5.0 credit hrs. 

Please check your degree program for recommended Math course.

Select 1 college level math course from the list of General Education math courses in the current course catalog.

*Based on the Math course you select, pre-requisites may be required.

Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness

1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1course from the list of Humanities or Social Sciences General Education course options in the current course catalog. 


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