Jul 19, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2024-25 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2024-25

Screenwriting and Digital Storytelling Minor

Minor code OR5375

Scripps College of Communication  
School of Media Arts and Studies  
The Schoonover Center for Communication
3rd Floor
20 E. Union St.
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.4870

Josh Antonuccio, contact person

Program Overview

The Screenwriting and Digital Storytelling minor in the School of Media Arts (MDIA) is designed for individuals majoring in other fields who wish, in the course of their college experience, to gain an understanding of digital storytelling techniques, including the process of writing stories for the digital screen (i.e. television, video, or game screen).

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

With digital media becoming ubiquitous in our society, the ability to analyze and deliver digital stories will better prepare students for both work and graduate education in a wide variety of fields not only in the entertainment industries, but in other areas such as business and healthcare.


Minor Hours Requirements

The minor in scrennwriting and digital storytelling requires a minimum 18 hours; 9 at the 3000-4000 level.

Completion of the courses with a 2.5 GPA.

Required Course

Complete the following course:

Core Requirement I

Complete one of the following courses:

Core Requirement II

Complete one of the following courses; you may not repeat a Core I course for this requirement: