Minor in Film

Units required for Minor: 18

Program Description

The Film Studies minor emphasizes coursework and independent study in the areas of film appreciation, history, theory, and criticism and writing within the context of a liberal arts tradition. The Film Studies curriculum includes upper division classes offered by the Departments of Art, Communication Studies, English, Foreign Languages, History, Humanities and Religious Studies, and Theatre and Dance. The Film Studies minor is supervised by the Film Studies Coordinator.

Program Requirements

Lower Division Courses (3 Units)
THEA 5Aesthetics of Theatre and Film3
Upper Division Courses (15-18 Units)
FILM/ENGL 105Film Theory and Criticism3
HRS 180The Film3
Select 9-12 units from the following electives:9 - 12
Film as an Art Form
Modern East Asian Cinema
Media Aesthetics
Film and Video Production Management
Film As Communication
Writing For Television
Masterpieces of the Cinema
Films of Great Directors
Fiction Into Film
Recent American Films
Hollywood and America
Contemporary Issues in Film
World Religions and Cultures in Cinema
Women in Film and American Culture
Latin American Film
Multicultural Perspectives in American Film
Total Units18-21