Major / Minor



Requirements for the Film and Media Studies Minor

A minimum of 20 hours is required for the minor. Students must take English 230: Introduction to Film Studies and English 230: Film History. Students must choose three additional film and media studies course electives. At least one course must be taken above the 200-level.

Required Courses

  • ENG-230 INTRODUCTION TO FILM STUDIES 4 
  • ENG-230 FILM HISTORY 4 

Three Electives

  • ENG-230 TOPICS IN FILM STUDIES (ALFRED HITCHCOCK,  WOODY ALLEN, ROMANTIC COMEDY, WOMEN AND FILM) 4  (offered in summer term) 
  • REL-233 CONSTRUCTING TIBET THROUGH FILM AND LITERATURE 4 
  • THE-303 DRAMATIC WRITING II 4 
  • REL-316 THE POLITICS OF THE APOCALYPSE 4 
  • POL-317 POLITICS OF THE MASS MEDIA 4 
  • GER-330 TOPICS IN GERMAN FILM 4 
  • HIS-354 CHINESE WOMEN ON FILM: HISTORY AND THE CINEMATIC IMAGINATION 4 
  • HIS-360 WORLD WAR II IN ASIA: HISTORY, MEMORY & FILM 4 
  • REL-335 JESUS IN HISTORY AND CULTURE 4 
  • SOC-370 AFRICAN-AMERICAN IMAGES IN POPULAR CULTURE 4 
  • FRE-345 FRENCH LITERATURE AND GENRE  (when the topic relates to film studies) 4 
  • FRE-375 FRENCH FILM 4 
  • SPA-380/480 TOPICS IN HISPANIC THEMES  (when the topic relates to film studies) 4