Documentary Studies, Minor
Offered in: Chicago
The Department of Communication offers three majors and four minors targeted toward careers or advanced study in the media professions— journalism, integrated marketing communications (advertising and public relations) and media studies.
Students completing the minor in Documentary Studies will gain a solid grounding in the academic and theoretical literature of documentary work in a range of disciplines in communication, history, art, journalism, and media studies. Students will be prepared to more effectively engage in the media-infused global marketplace.
Six courses (18 credit hours) are required for the minor in Documentary Studies. Students must complete four core requirements plus two elective courses.
- Transfer students must complete three courses (9 credit hours) at Roosevelt.
- No Pass/Fail grades are accepted for this minor.
- All courses for the minor must be completed with a minimum grade of C (not C-) or better.
|JOUR 307||DOCUMENTARY VIDEO STORYTELLING||3|
|JOUR 328||DOCUMENTARY PHOTO||3|
|JOUR 339||WRITING NONFICTION: THE DOCUMENTARY AESTHETIC||3|
|MED 221||INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA PRODUCTION||3|
|Select two of the following:||6|
|CREATIVE NONFICTION WRITING WORKSHOP|
|WRITING FOR RADIO|
|PRODUCING THE DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION|
|Total Credit Hours||18|
Rotating topics course.