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2013-2014 University Catalog 
    
2013-2014 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

CMMC 351 History of Documentary

College of Art, Media & Design

3 credits 45.0 hours
300 level undergraduate course

Introduces the historical and aesthetic sweep of approaches to documentary film and video. Through extensive screenings and readings, this survey opens the range of choices and creative possibilities for documentary while understanding aesthetic conventions, technological limitations, and social history. In addition to attending screenings and discussion, students write two short papers and one longer term paper.

Priority enrollment to Communication majors, Documentary Video minors.
This course is not repeatable for credit.