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Film Studies Minor

Phone: 843.953.4957

John Bruns, Director


Credit Hours: 18

(6 credit hours of core courses, plus 12 hours of approved elective courses)

Core curriculum:

ENGL 212

The Cinema: History and Criticism

ENGL 351

Studies in American Film

NOTE: In addition to the courses listed below, certain independent studies, tutorials, and special topics courses dealing specifically with film may also count toward the film minor, as determined by the film studies advisor on a case-by-case basis.

World Cinema/World Cultures (at least 3 credit hours):

CLAS 270

The Classics in Cinema

FREN 370

Studies in French and Francophone Film and Literature

GRMN 472

Studies in German Cinema

LTGR 270

Studies in German Film

LTIT 270

Introduction to Italian Cinema

LTIT 370

Studies in Italian Cinema

LTPO 270

Studies in Brazilian Film

LTRS 270

Studies in Russian Film

LTSP 256

Latin American Literature and Film

POLI 359*

Special Topics in Comparative Politics

Specialized Topics in Film and Other Media (at least 3 credit hours hours):

ARTH 306*

Studies in Modern, Contemporary, and Film Arts

ARTH 392

The Camera and Visual Perception

ARTH 293

Introduction to Film Art

THTR 350


ENGL 390

Studies in Film

ENGL 399

Tutorial or

ENGL 404

Independent Study

PHIL 185

Philosophy in Film

RELS 280

Religion and Film

THTR 350

Selected Topics in Communication Production


  • *This course must specifically have related course content to count towards the Film Studies Minor.
  • Students may receive no more than six credit hours for ARTH 306 or ENGL 390 towards the Film Studies Minor.