Academic Bulletin 2023-2024 
    
    May 30, 2024  
Academic Bulletin 2023-2024

Journalism and Documentary Storytelling Minor


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Faculty: Crowley, Keeley

The Journalism and Documentary Storytelling minor is a program in the Languages, Literature, and Culture Area of Study. Journalism and Documentary Storytelling minors may not complete an additional minor in Filmmaking.

Journalism and Documentary Storytelling Minor Learning Outcomes

Students who complete a minor in Journalism and Documentary Storytelling will be able to:

  • Create accurate and effective documentary and journalistic work across media platforms, using traditional and emerging tools and techniques as well as working with relevant style conventions;
  • Conduct informed and thorough research across a range of subjects and communicate that information to multiple audiences in written, verbal, and visual form;
  • Discuss and critically analyze current documentary and journalistic work;
  • Produce work that considers and reflects diverse perspectives within defined communities.

The Journalism and Documentary Storytelling Minor

The Journalism and Documentary Storytelling minor consists of 24 credits. At graduation, Journalism and Documentary Storytelling minors must have a GPA of at least 2.0 in the minor. The calculation is based on all courses taken at Allegheny and applied to the minor. Only the most recent grade is considered for courses that have been repeated. All courses required for the minor must be taken on a letter grade basis. A maximum of 8 transfer credits may be counted toward the minor; exceptions must be approved by the department chair.

Foundations of Journalism and Visual Storytelling


Advanced Journalistic and Visual Narratives


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