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Film Minors: Film General, Film Studies, and Screenwriting

Minors in Film include:

Film General
Film Studies
Screenwriting

What will I study?

Film General Minor (30 credits)

Required Courses

FILM 110 Intro to Filmic Arts Production (5)
FILM 214 Film and the Humanities (5)
FILM 221 Narrative Script Analysis (5)
FILM 321 Writing the Short Film (5)
FILM 465 Film History I (5)
FILM 466 Film History II (5)
Note: The Film General Minor can be completed in one year beginning in a fall quarter.

Film Studies Minor (24 credits)

Required Courses

FILM 214 Film and the Humanities (5)
FILM 465 Film History I (5)
FILM 466 Film History II (5)
FILM 467 Film Theory and Criticism (5)
FILM 470 Film Criticism (4)
Note: The Film Studies Minor may be completed in five quarters beginning in a fall quarter.

Screenwriting Minor (28 credits)

Required Courses

FILM 214 Film and the Humanities (5)
FILM 221 Narrative Script Analysis (5)
FILM 321 Writing the Short Film (5)
FILM 322 Adaptation (5)
FILM 417 Advanced Screenwriting (4)
FILM 420 Feature Film Writing (4)
Note: The Screenwriting Minor must allow for two years of enrollment to meet course prerequisites.

Interesting courses I might take:

  • Film and the Humanities
  • Narrative Script Analysis
  • Intro to Filmic Arts Production

What could I do with my degree?

  • Film Criticism
  • Screenwriting
  • Script Analysis
  • Directing
  • Producing
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