May 30, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Storytelling Minor

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Storytelling Minor Program Information

Dr. Delanna Reed
Phone: (423) 439-7601

The interdisciplinary undergraduate Storytelling Minor provides students with grounding in the emerging field of Performing and Applied Storytelling. The coursework blends content knowledge and delivery skills, theory and practice, thought and feeling, art and professional applications, and fosters skills essential to the new economy of networking, creativity, and self-presentation.

Storytelling Minor Requirements: 18 credits

Advisor Approved Electives: 6 credits

6 credits to be approved by the student’s minor advisor, and drawn from related courses in Education, Communication, Theater, English, Folklore, Anthropology/Sociology, Business and Marketing, History, Literature and Languages, etc. Approved electives from related departments may focus on storytelling as an element of culture, as a mode of transmitting content, or on aspects of the performance process. Examples include: 

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