Film Studies

College of Liberal Arts
Department of Theatre

Minor only

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The interdisciplinary film studies program combines courses in theatre, English and journalism to give students a broad understanding of the role of film and video in modern society. Independent study courses are available, and students can tailor their program to meet particular needs and career objectives.


  1. Complete the following:
    THR/FLM F271--Let's Make a Movie--2 credits
    THR/FLM F332--Directing Film/Video--3 credits
    THR/FLM F334W--Movies and Films--3 credits
  2. Complete a minimum of 9 credits from:
    THR F121--Fundamentals of Acting--3 credits
    THR/FLM F215--Dramatic Literature--3 credits
    ENGL/FLM F217--Introduction to the Study of Film--3 credits
    JRN/FLM F105--History of the Cinema--3 credits
    THR F310--Acting for the Camera--3 credits
    THR F347O--Lighting Design--3 credits
    THR F348--Sound Design in the Entertainment Industry--3 credits
    THR/FLM F470--Advanced Film and Video Directing--3 credits
  3. Minimum credits required--18 credits