Reporting and Documentary Storytelling Minor


18 credits, including:

3 credits in core writing; take 1 of the following:3
The Art of the Essay
Intro 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
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
Creative Nonfiction
Screenwriting I
Screenwriting II
Documentary Video
Introduction to Video Art
Film & Video Production I
Film Theory and Practice
Photography, digital image and design
Color Photography
Introduction to Video Art
Three credits in an internship in journalism/media/documentary3
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, 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.