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PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
for the Minor in Film and Video Studies

The Minor in Film and Video Studies consists of 15 hours of course work taken from a minimum of two academic disciplines and must be comprised of courses that focus primarily on the study of film and video. Courses taken for the Minor cannot be used to fulfill other degree requirements and students will be required to complete the following:

Communication or Theatre 270A
Film Appreciation

COMM/THEAT 270A is a prerequisite for the Minor in Film and Video Studies and is not included in the calculation of the grade point average for the minor. Students must have sucessfully complete COMM/THEAT 270A before declaring a Minor in Film and Video Studies.


International Perspective
(3 hours)

3 credit hours must be taken on the 300 or 400 level in a course
devoted primarily to the study of film with an international perspective.

Current courses include:
FLET 300 (European Cinema),
Communication/Theatre 471W (International Film History),
ENG 425 (World Directors in Context),
FR 469 (History of French Cinema),
SPAN 469 (Hispanic Film),
GR 445 (New German Film),
WS 495 (Women in World Cinema)

or approved topics courses that are devoted primarily to the study
of film and video with an international perspective.
Topics Course examples might include:
The Horror Film, The Asian Film,
and The History of Animation among others,

For more information check with the Program Director


Upper Level Electives
(12 hours)

Production course listed with an asterik (*) require a prerequisite of
Communication/Theatre 271 Introduction to Digital Filmmaking

12 hours of study in elective courses on the 300 or 400 level
devoted to the study, theory, or practical applications of film and video.
Current courses include:
English 312: (The Film),
Communication/Theatre 325 (Sound Design for Stage and Camera)
*Communication/Theatre 341 (Lighting for Stage and Camera),
Communication/ Theatre 346 (Introduction to Screenwriting),
*Communication/Theatre 370 (The Video Project),
*Communication/Theatre 375 (Television Production)
*Communication/Theatre 380 (The Video Documentary),
*Communication/Theatre 385 (Cinematography),
English 425 (World Directors in Context),
*Communication/Theatre 446 (Directing for the Camera),
Communication/ Theatre 479 (American Film History),
Communication 481/581 (The Documentary Tradition),
*Communication/Theatre 483 (Advanced Video Project),
Communication/Theatre 482 (Screenwriting Theory),
*Communication/Theatre 486 (Advanced Filmmaking),

or approved topics courses which are devoted to the study,
theory, or practical applications of film and video which may include:
Communication/Theatre 495: Non-Traditional Animation, and other topics courses.
For more information check with the Program Director

 
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