Reporting and Documentary Storytelling Minor

Requirements

18 credits, including:

3 credits in core writing; take 1 of the following:3
The Art of the Essay
Topics in Composition
3 credits in media/history/theory; take 1 of the following:3
Seminar Environmental Studies (Media, Ecology, Politics)
History of Television
Contemporary Cinema
Stds Docmntry/Avant-garde Cinm
The Vermont Political System
Politics and Media
9 credits at the advanced level in the practice. Choose from the following:9
Journalism, the essay, digital composing, screenwriting
Topics in Comp & Rhetoric
Topics in Writing
Advanced Creative Nonfiction
Screenwriting I
Documentary Video
Introduction to Video Art
Film & Video Production I
Film Theory and Practice
Photography, digital image and design
Photography
Color Photography
Introduction to Video Art
Three credits in an internship in journalism/media/documentary.3
Internship
Internship
Internship
Additional courses may be counted toward the minor with the approval of the directors.

Other Information

No more than 1 course may overlap between a student’s major and minor. Students pursuing an English major with a writing concentration, a Writing minor, or the Public Communication major should be especially mindful of this rule. If pursuing an English major, ENGS courses used for the RDS minor are included in the 45-credit major rule.