Film Studies

Designed as an interdisciplinary program, the minor provides an intellectually challenging and cross-culturally oriented approach to the study of cinema. Courses fulfilling the Film Studies Minor are housed in Journalism and Screen Studies (JASS).

 Minor Requirements

Prerequisite

JASS 248Introduction to Screen Studies3

Required Courses

15 credit hours in upper level credit as outlined below:

JASS 440Theory of the Screen3
Four courses from the following (CAOF)12
Narratives of Film and Lit
Black Cinema
Gender,Sex,Powr Screen Studies
Independent Study in JASS
Video Game Studies & Criticism
History&Theory of Documentary
Environmental Filmmaking
American Cinema
Script-Writing Workshop
Total Credit Hours15

LIBS Concentration

A concentration in Film Studies for the LIBS major has the following requirements:

Prerequisite

JASS 248Introduction to Screen Studies3
Total Credit Hours3

Required Courses

15 credits in upper-level courses from the list below (CAGL).

Select five of the following:15
Creating the Graphic Novel
Film and Music
National Cinemas
Narratives of Film and Lit
Black Cinema
Gender,Sex,Powr Screen Studies
Independent Study in JASS
Issues in Cyberspace
Video Game Studies & Criticism
History&Theory of Documentary
Photojournalism
Memoir and Travel Writing
American Cinema
Script-Writing Workshop
Ethnographic Film
Total Credit Hours15

Film Studies (FILM)

Please see Journalism and Screen Studies (JASS) for descriptions of the film studies courses listed above.