Academic Catalog

Documentary Studies and Production Major — B.A.

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This B.A. degree requires 90 liberal arts credits out of the 120 credits required for graduation.

Requirements for the Major


Major Course Requirements64-71
Integrative Core Curriculum (ICC) Requirements and Other Electives 156-49
Total Credits120

Degree Requirements

Major Requirements:
GCOM 13000Spark: Igniting your Future in Communications1
DOCU 10100Documentary Immersion1
JOUR 11100Introduction to Journalism4
JOUR 11200Investigative Journalism4
CNPH 14100Introduction to Photography4
CNPH 11100Cinema Production 14
or TVR 11500 Introduction to Video Production
CNPH 10100Introduction to Film Aesthetics and Analysis3
or TVR 12200 Introduction to Media Aesthetics and Analysis
TVR 29800Exploring the Documentary3
TVR 29900Nonfiction Production4
CNPH 30100History and Theory of Documentary (ICC-WI)3
TVR 31200Government and Media3
DOCU 40100Documentary Industries1
TVR 49600Documentary Workshop4
Select one of the following three 3-credit courses3
Critical Thinking and Mass Communication
Journalism Ethics
History of Photography
Select one of the following four 4-credit courses4
Visual Journalism
Advanced Cinema Production: Nonfiction
Intermediate Photography
Minor Requirement:
Select a minor outside of the Roy H. Park School of Communications. 118-25
Total Credits64-71