Documentary Studies (Minor)

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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
MURAL PAINTING
DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOJOURNALISM
MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR COMMUNICATION INTERNSHIP
DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION II (FORMERLY DC 371)
THE CRAFT OF CREATIVE NONFICTION WRITING (Instructor Permission Required)
SPECIAL TOPICS IN JOURNALISM
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES
TOPICS IN DOCUMENTARY STUDIES
AUDIO DOCUMENTARY
TOPICS IN MEDIA PRODUCTION
COMMUNITY AUDIO ART PRODUCTION
VISUAL SOCIOLOGY