The minor in Film Studies allows students the opportunity to select a program of study that examines the many facets of American and international film. The nature of the program allows students to select courses that emphasize media productions and those in which they experience different approaches to film study including film aesthetics, film theory, film genres, film and cultural difference, film history and basic film vocabulary. Students will need to successfully compete at least 18 semester hours in the minor.
Required Courses (7 semester hours)
|COM2300||Introduction to American Film (4)|
|COM3310||Media Criticism (3)|
Elective Courses (11 semester hours at a minimum)
|COM2100||Media and Society (4)|
|COM3410||Survey of European Film (4)|
|COM3420||Survey of Non-Western Film (4)|
|SPN3450||Spanish Language Films (3)|
|COM3700||Media Production (3)|
|COM3710||Media Production II (3)|
|COM3810*||Special Topics in Communication (2-4)|
* COM3810 can be used for the Film Studies minor if the couse specifically focuses upon film.