Interdisciplinary Programs & Minors

Film Studies Minor

The interdisciplinary minor in Film Studies consists of 18-24 credits. Six credits must be at the 3000 level or above. 

For more information and/or to declare a minor in Film Studies, please contact Maria R. Matz, Coburn Hall,

Courses relevant to the Film Studies minor are listed below.

  • LGST.3860 Intellectual Property 
  • LGST.3720 Sports, Entertainment and Art Law 
  • LGST.4890 Seminar in Law: Visual Fine Arts 
  • ENGL.2320 Turning Fiction into Film 
  • ENGL.3410 Studies in Film 
  • HIST.3480 Making an Historical Documentary 
  • HIST.3890 Ancient History in Film 
  • PHIL.3140 Philosophy of the Gothic Imagination 
  • PHIL.3160 Philosophy and Film 
  • PHIL.3140 Philosophy of the Gothic Imagination 
  • POLI.3160 Politics and Film 
  • SOCI.1120 Sociology goes to the movies 
  • SOCI.2850 Film: From Gangster to Noir 
  • WLFR.3400 Contemporary French Cinema 
  • WLFR.3760 French Cinema & Society 
  • WLFR.3800 Francophone Identity through Cinema 
  • WLIT.3780 Italian Cinema & Culture 
  • WLSP.3710 Hispanic Literature and Film 
  • WLSP.3750 Latin American and Spanish Cinema 
  • ARHI.2250 History of Picturing 
  • ARHI.3700 Art History & Film 
  • MUHI.4560 Film Music 
  • AEST.3800 Understanding Movies: Cinema as Social Commentary

The list of approved courses may change from time to time depending on the offerings of the several departments involved. Students should check with the appropriate coordinator to see which courses are currently approved.