Jun 21, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Film and Media Studies Minor

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Program Descriptions

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.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Program Descriptions