Earn a Minor in Screenwriting at Azusa Pacific University
You’ll stand out in your cinematic career with a minor that prepares you to write for mainstream Hollywood films and television series. You’ll create your own screenplays or pilots, have opportunities to pitch your work as student films, and learn from active professionals and produced writers in the field—graduating skilled in your abilities as a cinematic storyteller.
Program at a Glance
The School of Visual and Performing Arts develops students’ talents through rich artistic experiences and comprehensive training in their chosen artistic discipline.
Gain Hands-on Experience
- Write and pitch original screenplays or pilots as student films.
- Develop your storytelling skills as you learn the best of narrative dramatic structures.
- Build your entrepreneurial and business abilities.
- Explore the Christian’s role in the entertainment industry.
- Acquire the abilities needed to write for mainstream Hollywood films and television series.
By the Numbers
Jollyfisher Ekpye ’24 loves that APU is training him in acting for both the stage and screen, since he plans to land roles in both.
Browse the tabs below—if you have questions, visit the Student Services Center page, and we’ll make sure you get the info you need.
To view specific requirements and coursework information, visit the current academic catalog:
Azusa Pacific University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).
Career Outlooks and Outcomes
College of the Arts Hosts Industry Spotlight at Warner Bros. Studios
The College of the Arts hosted the 2023 Industry Spotlight at the legendary Warner Bros. studios, giving students in cinematic arts, animation, screenwriting, theater, games, art, design, music, and journalism an opportunity to showcase their work.