2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jun 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

Writing for the Screen Certificate

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The Writing for the Screen Certificate focuses on storytelling across media, including podcasting, marketing/sales, social media, video games, VR, citizen journalism, education, YouTube, client based content, film and television.

Credits Hours required:  24

Note: This program can be completed entirely online.


This certificate is not currently eligible for Federal Financial Aid. To explore other financial aid opportunities, please contact YC Admission.


Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Writing for the Screen Certificate, the learner will be able to:

  1. Exhibit a working knowledge of storytelling across mediums.
  2. Apply key points of storytelling in cinema to content creation.
  3. Create a podcast using journalism principles.
  4. Create a screenplay using three act structure with solid characters, conflicts and story.