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Film Studies

Minor in Film Studies

The Film Studies minor provides a strong foundation for students interested in film analysis, the history of film, theoretical and critical approaches to film, mass communication, and film production. Students choose from a variety of courses offered in the disciplines of Comparative Literature, English, Journalism, Music, and New Media Communication.

Requirements

Students may earn the minor in Film Studies by completing the following for a total of 18 credit hours:

Required:

  • CMLT-C 190 Introduction to Film (3 cr.)

Choose 15 credit hours from the following courses:

  • CMLT-C 390 Film and Society (3 cr.)
  • CMLT-C 392 Genre Study in Film (3 cr.) (May be repeated once for credit with a different topic)
  • CMLT-C 491 Authorship in the Cinema (3 cr.)
  • ENG-L 295 American Film Culture (3 cr.)
  • ENG-L 395 British and American Film Studies (3 cr.)
  • JOUR-C 200 Introduction to Mass Communications (3 cr.)
  • MUS-Z 103 Special Topics in Music for Nonmajors: Musicians and the Movies (3 cr.)
  • NMCM-N 260 Video Production Practicum (3 cr.)
  • NMCM-N 360 Advanced Video Production Practicum (3 cr.)

At least 9 credit hours of the total 18 credit hours for the minor must be taken at the 300-level or above.

At least 9 credit hours of the total 18 credit hours for the minor must be taken at IU Kokomo.

Last updated: 08/31/2015