Frequently Asked Questions - FAQ
1. Who can take this class?
2. What are the requirements for acceptance?
3. Do I have to take the class for credit?
4. Can I take this class for credit if I am not a School of Communication & the Arts student?
5. What dress is appropriate?
6. Where will the students stay in Los Angeles?
7. Will I be able to do laundry?
8. Will I be able to cook meals?
9. How physically demanding is this program?
This class is open to only qualified Regent graduate students and SCA alumni.* All applicants will go through a screening process before they can be accepted. Space is limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Students who have submitted an application and paid the deposit will receive priority. Regent students must be confirmed to be in good standing by Student Services and the Business Office before they will be permitted to attend this class.
* FY13 graduates have priority
You must have already taken one of these classes before May 3.
- SSW510 (preferred) or a Producing class (CTV525, 526 or 527)
You must submit a writing sample with your application.
- Short film script or television script (preferred), or;
- Feature film script in lieu of short film script or television script
If you are a student you must take this class for credit. If you are a SCA alum you will not pay for tuition but will pay the non-credit program fee of $1500, if you already live in LA, or $2500, if you do not live in LA.
You must get approval from your advisor by submitting the "Approval to Enroll in a Class in Another School" approval form. If this course is not part of your approved program, any financial aid you are receiving will not be applied. Please talk to your advisor in the central financial aid office for more details.
The average temperature in Los Angeles during the month of May is around 74 degrees during the day but can drop to around 57 degrees in the evening. Bring light layered clothing.
Students will stay at Park La Brea apartments. Apartments are two bedroom, 5-bed furnished apartments. www.parklabrea.com Male and female students will be housed in separate apartments. Facilities include 24 hour courtesy patrol, gated property access, meeting room facilities, multimedia theatre, a business center, on site dry cleaners and 5 miles of fitness trails. The apartments are sparsely furnished and will not be equipped with kitchen utensils or housewares; there is no phone, internet, televisions or DVD players in the apartments. Students will need to provide their own towels and bed sheets for a single bed.
Park La Brea apartments are within walking distance of the most famous celebrity shopping area in LA called The Grove, Farmer's Market and CBS Television City.
The apartments have kitchens but are not equipped with utensils or housewares. There is a microwave in each apartment.
This program can be rigorous, and some of the events may require demanding physical activities. Participants should possess the ability to:
- Walk one mile without resting
- Stand for 30 minutes without sitting
- Climb three flights of stairs without assistance
- Hear instructions in a group setting and environmental noise present
- Read and understand written instructions and signs
- Step in and out of buses or shuttles
- Endure smog in various areas
Regent University may be unable to provide special accommodations for people with disabilities. If someone needs accommodation or assistance, that person must bring a companion/assistant at full price. Also, those who have a health or mental condition that may interfere with participation in program activities, need to consult with their physician to determine if they are able to participate in a physically demanding study program. If a potential participant has any questions, they should contact Dr. Sherry Todd at 757-352-4842 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.