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Documentary Studies (Minor)

The Documentary Studies minor is designed to give students a foundation in the field of documentary creation across genres and subject matters. Students may choose to focus on a specific area such as audio or photo documentary.

​Course Requirements

Students take a total of six courses (24 hours).

Course Title Quarter Hours
MCS 231INTRODUCTION TO DOCUMENTARY STUDIES4
MCS 383TALKING ABOUT FILM: THEORY & CRITICISM4
Select four of the following:16
ART 291
MURAL PAINTING
ART 328
DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY
ART 377
PHOTOJOURNALISM
CMN 394
MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR COMMUNICATION INTERNSHIP
DOC 324
DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION II (FORMERLY DC 371
ENG 290
THE CRAFT OF CREATIVE NONFICTION WRITING (Instructor Permission Required)
JOUR 377
SPECIAL TOPICS IN JOURNALISM
LST 300
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES
MCS 331
TOPICS IN DOCUMENTARY STUDIES
MCS 373
AUDIO DOCUMENTARY
MCS 389
TOPICS IN MEDIA PRODUCTION
MUS 208
COMMUNITY AUDIO ART PRODUCTION
SOC 383
VISUAL SOCIOLOGY

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