Oct 20, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Film and Media Studies Minor


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Program: Minor
Interdisciplinary Studies
College of Arts and Sciences

Liberal Arts Building 153 ~ 260-481-6160


The minor in film and media studies provides a coherent introduction to the basics of film/media literacy. The program is designed to develop a critical understanding of the historical, theoretical, aesthetic, cultural and institutional contexts of film, television, and other electronic and digital mass media.


Declaring this Minor:

  • Declare this minor through your major department, the minor’s program coordinator, or the secretary for interdisciplinary studies in the College of Arts and Sciences

Program Requirements:

  • The catalog term for the minor will match that of your major degree program
  • At least 6 credits must be earned as resident credit at the 200+ level or above
  • You must earn a grade of C- or higher for all courses required in the minor
  • A minor is not awarded if requirements are not completed by the time your major degree is certified for graduation

To earn the minor in Film and Media Studies, you must fulfill the following requirements in addition to those noted above:

Core Requirements


Film/Media Aesthetics: Credits 3


Choose one of the following:

Film/Media History: Credits 3


Choose one of the following:

Additional Course: Credits 3


Choose one course from the following list:

Total Credits: 15


Student Responsibility


You are responsible for satisfying the graduation requirements specified for your selected program.  Thus, it is essential that you develop a thorough understanding of the required courses, academic policies and procedures governing your academic career.  All requests for exceptions to specific requirements must be made in writing and may be granted only by written approval from the appropriate chair or dean.

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