Film Studies Minor

Requirements for the minor: Students in the Film Studies Minor must complete a total of six courses. Two courses must be taken from the list of courses at the introductory level listed below; either Film Studies 105, Art History 108, Film Studies 109, or Art 108 is required as an introductory film course. At least two more courses must be chosen from the advanced courses listed below.

Students in each track choose at least two courses within the Film Studies roster that are outside their track. Thus, a film production student elects two courses in film theory and a film theory student elects two courses in film production. 

Introductory Courses (two courses including either Art 108, Film Studies 105, Film Studies 109, Art History 108).

Film Production (FP)

Art 103: Introduction to Lens and Time-based Media
Art 104: Introduction to Three- and Four-Dimensional Media
Art 108: Foundations of Film and Video Production 
Art 143: Beginning Video Production
Art 231: Intermediate Digital Arts
Art 263: Intermediate Documentary Projects in Photography

Film Theory (FT)

ArtH 107 (also Thea 107): The Films of Alfred Hitchcock
ArtH 108: History of Film: Invention to Mid-Century
Film 105: Introduction to World Cinema (Film foundation course)
Film 109: History of Film: Mid-Century to the Present

Advanced Courses (at least two courses)
Film Production (FP)

Art 243: Intermediate Video Production
Art 343 (also Thea 343): Advanced Video Production

Film Theory (FT)

Fren 415: History of French Cinema
Grmn 353: German Film
InGS 305: Narrating Place/Space in Contemporary World Film
Rusn 355: Russian and Soviet Film

Elective Courses

Film Theory (FT)

AmSt 333: Junior Seminar
ArtH 108: History of Film: Invention to Mid-Century
ArtH 212 (also AmSt 212): American Animation, 1910-1960
Asia 203: Chinese Martial Arts Cinema
Asia 311: Modern China in Literature and Films: Memory, Identity, and Modern Narratives
Fren 413: Modern France through Films and Other Texts
Phil 255: Existentialism in Film
Span 410: Spanish-American Short Fiction and Film