Video, Performance, and Social Practice, Minor

Program Overview

The minor allows students to study video, performance, and social impact through the integration of theory and practice. Students are prepared to analyze and critique moving images; plan, produce, and edit their own media productions in video/television and/or performance; and communicate through visual as well as audio medium. Strategically situating art, media and technology in a social context, students engage in a creative practice designed to make the change from the local to the global.

The minor consists of 16 credits.

Course topics may include:

  • Digital Filmmaking
  • The Multimedia Century
  • Rethinking Documentary: Video Production
  • Writing and Directing for Video
  • Science Fictions

See course catalog for details


The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Russell Sage Laboratory (SAGE) 5304, 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 276-6575

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