Film Studies

Designed as an interdisciplinary program, the minor provides an intellectually challenging and cross-culturally oriented approach to the study of cinema.

Minor or BGS/LIBS Concentration only

In order to minor in Film Studies, a student must fulfill the following requirements:


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
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.