May 19, 2024  
Fall 2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fall 2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Documentary, Minor

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The Documentary minor focuses on production, theory, and study of radio, television, and electronic media documentaries using standard tools of telecommunications production and analysis. Student complete 21 credit hours in 7 courses, including introductory survey courses on documentary traditions; documentary proposal research and writing, electives in electronic media production or analysis of programming; and the opportunity for the production of an electronic media documentary (or segment), or an analysis of documentary programs and issues. An adviser will assist with course planning.

Minor Requirements

(21 Credits)


(9 Credits, See MDIA Documentary Minor Electives, other approved electives & Pre-Requisites List)


Students meet with their major advisors to determine how the documentary minor can best support their major area of study. Advisors in the Department of Media Production & Studies are available to help students select electives for the documentary minor.

Possible Elective Groupings:

Audio/Radio Production:

Recreation and Documentary:

Television/Video Production:

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