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Minor in Film and Media Studies

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Requirements for the Minor

Students selecting this minor must complete the following:

  • Introduction to the Film Medium. Satisfied by FMS 100.
  • American Popular Culture of: _____. Satisfied by FMS 380.
  • Film History. Satisfied by one of the following:

FMS 310 History of the Silent Film (3) H

FMS 311 History of the American Sound Film (3) HL / H

FMS 312 History of the International Sound Film to 1950 (3) H

FMS 313 History of the International Sound Film Post 1950 (3) H

FMS 314 History of African-American Images in Film (3) HL / H

  • Media. Satisfied by 1 of the following:

FMS 530 Classical Film/Media Theory (3) H

FMS 531 Contemporary Concepts in Media Studies (3) H

  • Film and Video. Satisfied by 1 of the following:

FMS 592 Documentary Film and Video (3) H

FMS 593 Experimental Film and Video (3) H

  • Film Studies. Satisfied by one of the following:

FMS 302 Undergraduate Seminar in: _____ (1-3) H

FMS 542 Latin American Film (3) H

FMS 621 American Film Criticism (3) H

Minor Hours & Minor GPA

While completing all required courses, minors must also meet each of the following hour and GPA minimum standards:

Minor Hours
Satisfied by 18 hours of minor courses.

Minor Hours in Residence
Satisfied by a minimum of 9 hours of KU resident credit in the minor.

Minor Junior/Senior Hours
Satisfied by a minimum of 15 hours from junior/senior courses (300+) in the minor.

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