For students interested in a focused study of film, cinematography, and the motion picture industry, the Department of Communication offers an 18-credit hour minor in Film Studies.

Minor Requirements

To earn a film studies minor, students must complete and pass at least eighteen hours of Film courses, six of these hours must include:

  • FLM 101 – Introduction to Film
  • FLM 201 – Survey of Film History

For the remaining twelve hours, students may choose a combination of any four film courses at the three and four hundred level. At least three hours must be completed at the four-hundred level. A list of the specific courses can be found in the bulletin.

Courses with heavy film content from other disciplines may be counted toward the minor with Department Chair approval.