If you are enrolled in a film course not listed here that may be eligible for credit towards the film studies minor, please contact the Program Director.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 21 credits, including 12 credits in required courses and 9 credits in elective courses.

FILM 2151Film Theory
FILM 2152Genres of Film
FILM 2153History of World Cinema I
FILM 2154History of World Cinema II
Three from the following:
AMST/AH 1070The American Cinema
AMST 1100Politics and Film
AMST 6190Topics in American Studies (Democracy in Film)
ARAB 3502Arab Film and Culture in English
CHIN 3162Chinese Culture Through Film
CHIN 3163Taiwanese Literature and Film
CLAS 3103
CLAS 3114Topics in Ancient Literatures and Cultures (Classics and Film)
CLAS 3202
ENGL 1712
ENGL 3445Shakespeare on Film
ENGL 3730WTopics in Global Postcolonial Literature and Film (Gender and Sexuality in PocoFilm)
ENGL 3810Selected Topics in Literature (Disability and Film)
FILM 2155Screenwriting
FILM 2156Advanced Screenwriting
FREN 3560Topics in Contemporary Francophone Literature and Cinema
FREN 3700History of French Cinema
GER 3181History of German Cinema—in English
GER 3187German Cinema after 1945
ITAL 4183History of Italian Film
JAPN 3162Japanese Culture Through Film
KOR 3162Korean Culture through Film
MUS 1104Topics in Music (Music on Film, Film on Music)
MUS 3174Topics in Music Theory and Composition (Composing for Film)
PERS 3502Post-Revolutionary Iranian Cinema
PHIL 1062Philosophy and Film
SLAV 2785Introduction to Russian Cinema I
SLAV 2786Introduction to Russian Cinema II
SMPA 1000Dean's Seminar (Hollywood and Politics)
SMPA 3194Selected Topics in Political Communication *
or SMPA 3195 Selected Topics in Journalism and Mass Communication
SPAN 3560
SPAN 3700Cinema of Spain and Latin America
SMPA 6231Documentary Filmmaking Practicum
SMPA 6274Media and War

*Special topics courses must have the approval of the Program Director and will be considered only if the section covers a film-focused topic. SMPA 3194 and SMPA 3195 are offered on the same topic simultaneously. Topics offered include Film and Social Justice; Film and the American President; and War and Terrorism in Hollywood Film. For each section offered, students must choose to register under either SMPA 3194 or SMPA 3195.