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Humanities & Teacher Education

Film Studies Minor

A total of 17 units are required for a minor in Film Studies.

Course Requirements:

Course IDCourse NameUnits
Required Courses (5 units):
FILM 111/311 A Social Science Perspective on Film 1
FILM 200 Introduction to Film Studies (RM, PS) 4
Choose three courses from the following (12 units):
FILM 300 Advanced Writing for Screen and Television 4
FILM 301 The History of American Cinema 4
FILM 315 The Film As Art (GE) 4
FILM 410 Advanced Writing for Screen and Television 4
FILM 411 A Social Science Perspective on Film 4
FILM 421 Topics in Film Studies* 4
FILM 431 African American Cinema 4
FILM 441 Women and Film 4
FILM 451 Religion and Film 4
*May be repeated once when topics vary
Students should take either FILM 200 or GSGS 111/311 before taking the 400-level courses.