Department of History~Affiliated Programs

Documentary Studies Program

The Documentary Studies Program, an interdisciplinary program within the History Department at UAlbany, offers students an opportunity to explore diverse approaches to documentary work in video/film, radio, hypermedia/multimedia, photography, and nonfiction writing and print journalism. The Program includes instruction in Communication, History, Art, Journalism, and Music, and offers courses in documentary writing and research, communication theory and practice, oral history, media history, video/filmmaking, photography, audio/radio documentary production, and multimedia authoring.

Judaic Studies Program

The Department of History's Program in Judaic Studies (JST) at UAlbany offers undergraduate courses at elementary and advanced levels, many cross-listed with other departments, in Jewish history and civilization. The Program offers a minor in Judaic Studies. Practicum credit may be earned by assisting with course instruction and Internship credit through community service. Many students take advantage of the SUNY-wide Israel study program, overseen by Judaic Studies, for a semester or year. Students may apply for sponsored scholarships.