Documentary Concentration, Film & Television (BFA)

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Course Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
ANI 101ANIMATION FOR NON-MAJORS4
or ANI 201 ANIMATION I
DOC 122ART OF DOCUMENTARY (FORMERLY DC 204)4
DOC 224DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION I (FORMERLY DC 289)4
DOC 305DOCUMENTARY STORYTELLING (FORMERLY DC 369)4
DOC 312EDITING THE DOCUMENTARY (FORMERLY DC 351)4
DOC 324DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION II (FORMERLY DC 371)4
DOC 326DOCUMENTARY PRODUCING (FORMERLY DC 386)4
DOC 352DOCUMENTARY CINEMATOGRAPHY (FORMERLY DC 378)4
DOC 372DOCUMENTARY LAW AND ETHICS (FORMERLY DC 367)2
DOC 382THE PERSONAL DOCUMENTARY (FORMERLY DC 366)4
DOC 384DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION 3 (FORMERLY DC 373)4
DOC 396ADVANCED TOPICS IN DOCUMENTARY (FORMERLY DC 374)4
FILM 250CINEMATOGRAPHY I (FORMERLY DC 275)4
FILM 325EXPERIMENTAL FILMMAKING I (FORMERLY DC 345)4
FILM 348FILM FESTIVALS (FORMERLY DC 393)4
or CP 382 DISTRIBUTION AND EXHIBITION (FORMERLY DC 381)
FILM 397CAPSTONE DEVELOPMENT (FORMERLY DC 397)4
FILM 398DIGITAL CINEMA CAPSTONE (FORMERLY DC 398)4
POST 224SOUND DESIGN II (FORMERLY DC 315)4
POST 306EDITING STYLES AND TECHNIQUES (FORMERLY DC 322)4
POST 330PRODUCTION SOUND I (FORMERLY DC 212)4
POST 380POST-PRODUCTION WORKSHOP (FORMERLY DC 382)2
MCS 274DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN CINEMA AND TELEVISION4
Select three Major Electives12

Major Electives

Choose three (3) major electives from the following courses:

Course Title Quarter Hours
DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY
TELEVISION PRODUCTION I (FORMERLY TV 271)
TOPICS IN DIGITAL CINEMA (FORMERLY DC 270)
PROJECT BLUELIGHT (FORMERLY DC 380)
ADVANCED TOPICS IN CINEMA (FORMERLY DC 370)
TOPICS IN STUDY ABROAD (FORMERLY DC 396)
TOPICS IN DOCUMENTARY STUDIES
AUDIO DOCUMENTARY
EDITING III (FORMERLY DC 340)
ETHNOGRAPHIC DOCUMENTARY FILM PRODUCTION

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirements of 192 hours.

See www.cdm.depaul.edu to see sample schedule of course requirements on a year-by-year basis.