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Minor in Film and Media Studies

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Requirements for the Minor

A minimum of 18 hours is required for the minor; 15 hours must be numbered 300 or above. Production courses in film do not count toward the film minor.

  • FMS 100 Introduction to the Film Medium (3)
  • FMS 380 American Popular Culture of: _____ (3)
  • 1 course from the following: (3)
    FMS 310 History of the Silent Film
    FMS 311 History of the American Sound Film
    FMS 312 History of the International Sound Film to 1950
    FMS 313 History of the International Sound Film Post 1950
    FMS 314 History of African-American Images in Film
  • 1 course from the following: (3)
    FMS 530 Classical Film/Media Theory
    FMS 531 Contemporary Concepts in Media Studies
  • 1 course from the following: (3)
    FMS 592 Documentary Film and Video
    FMS 593 Experimental Film and Video
  • 1 course from the following: (3)
    FMS 302 Undergraduate Seminar in: (a film studies topic)
    FMS 542 Latin American Film
    FMS 621 American Film Criticism

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