Minor in Film Studies

The minor in Film Studies' curriculum focuses on focuses on film theory and criticism of films form various cultures.  The 18 semester credit hour minor enhances preparation for students in several career paths: for artists in the media industry, for educators and potential graduate students in languages, history, and visual culture; and for general administration.  To encourage interdisciplinary study, no more than 12 semester credit hours can be taken from one department. 

Minor in Film Studies
Core Requirements
MCOM 2366Film Appreciation 13
Film History Prescribed Electives 3-6
MCOM 3354Film History I 23
MCOM 3355Film History II 23
Prescribed Electives
Choose four from the following 312
The History Of Animation 4
Literature And Film 4
Seminar in Selected Topics of Literacy, Language, and Civilization 4
Seminar in Sel German Topics 4
Film and Society 4
Select Film Genre 2
Film Theory 2
Film Scoring 4
Phil in Film & Literature 4
Problems in Political Science 4
Total Hours18-21

Other courses with a strong focus on film may be taken (with minor program coordinator approval).