Film and Television Studies Program Requirements
The 18-credit-hour film and television studies minor is a challenging program that takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of visual media, incorporating history, theory, and practice.
Film and Television Studies Minor
Only one course applied to a student's major may also be used to satisfy a requirement in the film and television studies minor. A grade point average of 2.00 is required for all courses taken in residence that may be applied to the minor.
Required Course - 3 credits
- COMM/ENGL 329 - Film and Television Analysis
Storytelling and Screenwriting - 3-6 credits
Choose at least one of the following:
- COMM 231 - Video Storytelling
- COMM 323 - Screenwriting
History and Fundamentals - 6-9 Credits
Choose at least two of the following:
- COMM 264 - P1 Television History
- ENGL 268 - P1 Fundamentals of Film
- ENGL 273 - Topics in Film and TV History
Electives (if necessary) - 0-6 credits
- AMST 203 - P1 Hollywood Film Genres
- AMST 204 - P1 Film, Television, and Visual Culture
- ARTS/ENGL 263C - P1 Topics in Literature and the Arts*
- COMM 211 - P1 Irish and Scottish Film
- COMM 233 - Studio Production
- COMM 261 - P1 Documentary Film
- COMM 265 - Cable and Cutting Edge TV
- COMM 332 - Television Production
- COMM 361 - Documentary Production
- COMM 431 - Filmmaking
- ENGL 212C - P1 Shakespeare and Movies
- POSC 122 - P1 Politics at the Movies
- WGST 220 - Women and Film
- WGST 258 - P1 Gender in Popular Media
Total: 18 credits
*Applicable depending on topic; consult with program director.
Note: Excluding COMM/ENGL 329, no more than three courses may come from one discipline.
Note: The information here is provided for informational purposes only. For exact requirements as well as course descriptions, visit the Undergraduate Catalog.