Minor in Film Studies
The interdisciplinary minor in Film Studies will prepare you to think and write critically about film and media from multiple perspectives. Through this minor, you will have opportunities to pursue analyses of the aesthetic, cultural, economic, technological, and international dimensions of film.
A major goal of the program is to connect your major field of study with an understanding of film’s cultural and social significance. Drawing from the expertise of affiliated faculty across the liberal arts, the minor can be tailored to your interests.
The minor offers courses in the history, criticism, and theory of film and media. The foundational courses set the stage for advanced courses in Film.
|FILM 251/ENGL 251||Introduction to Film Analysis||3|
|FILM 299||History of Film||3|
|FILM 481||Seminar in Film Studies||3|
Choose one of the following:
|HIST 460||American Society and Culture Since 1877||3|
|SPAN 410||Hispanic Film||3|
|SPAN 414||Mexican Cinema and Culture||3|
For more information about program requirements for the minor, consult the Texas A&M Undergraduate Catalog.
The Film Studies minor supports student development for any career field because it provides opportunities to obtain skills that are critical to success in today’s workplaces:
- Critical thinking
- Problem solving
- Oral and visual communication
- Cultural understanding
- Global perspectives
The minor in Film Studies builds foundational skills for student success, leadership in the workplace, future graduate studies, and becoming an informed citizen.