Film Studies Option Requirements

To satisfy the requirements for the English major with the Film Studies option, students must earn between 45 and 60 credits, completing the following:

1. Each of these two core courses (6 credits):

  • ENFM/LS 180  –  Introduction to Film
  • ENFM/LS 227/LIT 270  –  Film as Literature, Literature as Film

2. Each of these four focus courses (12 credits):

  • ENFM  –  History of Film
  • LIT 300  –  Literary Criticism
  • ENFM 320  –  Shakespeare and Film
  • ENFM 427  –  Film Theory

3. Twenty-seven (27) credits from the following electives:

  • ENFM 222/MCLG 222/LS 361  –   German Cinema
  • ENFM 338/MCLG 338/LS 338  –   French Cinema
  • ENFM/MCLG/LS 358  –   Latin American Civilization through Literature and Film
  • ENFM/LS 381  –   Studies in Film
  • ENFM 327  –   Film Genres
  • ENFM /NAS 344  –   Native American Film
  • ENFM 443/MAR 443  –   Documentary  –   Theory and Practice
  • ENFM 444  –   Directors
  • ENFM 195, ENFM 295, ENFM 395, ENFM 495  –   Special Topics
  • ENFM 396/496  –   Independent Study
  • ENFM 481  –   Advanced Studies in Film
  • ENIR 380 – Topics in Irish Film
  • ENT 442 – Teaching Oral and Media Literacy
  • LIT 376/LS 356 – Studies in Lit and Film
  • MAR 101L – Intro to Media Arts
  • PHIL 105 – Topics in Phil of Film
  • PHIL 340 – Aesthetics
  • PHIL 444 – Topics in Philosophy of Art
  • SPNS 359 – Spanish-American Civilization through Literature and Film

See the sample course of study for the Film Studies option in the English Course Catalog for a semester–by–semester model for registration.

Minor in Film Studies

To satisfy the requirements for a minor in Film Studies, students must earn a total of 27 credits through a combination of required foundation core courses and electives, completing the following:

1. Each of the following four foundation courses (12 credits):

  • ENFM/LS 180  –   Introduction to Film
  • ENFM/LS 227/LIT 270  –   Film as Literature, Literature as Film
  • ENFM 330  –   History of Film
  • ENRM 427  –   Film Theory

2. Fifteen (15) credits from the following electives:

  • ENFM 222/MCLG 222/LS 361 – German Cinema
  • ENFM 338/MCLG 338/LS 338 – French Cinema
  • ENFM/MCLG/LS 358 – Latin American Civilization through Literature and Film
  • ENFM/LS 381 – Studies in Film
  • ENFM 320 – Shakespeare and Film
  • ENFM 327 – Film Genres
  • ENFM /NAS 344 – Native American Film
  • ENFM 443/MAR 443 – Documentary: Theory and Practice
  • ENFM 444 – Directors
  • ENFM 195, ENFM 295, ENFM 395, ENFM 495 – Special Topics
  • ENFM 396/496 – Independent Study
  • ENFM 481 – Advanced Studies in Film
  • ENIR 380 – Topics in Irish Film
  • ENT 442 – Teaching Oral and Media Literacy
  • LIT 300 – Applied Literary Criticism
  • LIT 376/LS 356 – Studies in Literature and Film
  • MAR 101L – Intro to Media Arts
  • PHIL 105 – Topics in Phil of Film
  • PHIL 340 – Aesthetics
  • PHIL 444 – Topics in Philosophy of Art
  • SPNS 359 – Spanish-American Civilization through Literature and Film