Why study film and media?
The Department of Film and Media Studies unites the inquiry of the academic with the practice and technique of the artist. Scholars and filmmakers work and study together in an environment of mutual encouragement and collegiality.
Requirements for the Minor
|Students selecting this minor must complete the following:|
|FMS 100||Introduction to Film||3|
|FMS 380||American Popular Culture of: _____||3|
|Film History. Satisfied by one of the following:||3|
|History of the Silent Film|
|History of the American Sound Film|
|History of the International Sound Film to 1950|
|History of the International Sound Film Post 1950|
|History of African-American Images in Film|
|Theory and Criticism. Satisified by one of the following:||3|
|Classical Film/Media Theory|
|Contemporary Concepts in Media Studies|
|Film and Video. Satisifed by one of the following:||3|
|Documentary Film and Video|
|Experimental Film and Video|
|Film Studies. Satisfied by one of the following:||3|
|Undergraduate Studies Seminar in: _____|
|Latin American Film|
|American Film Criticism|
Minor Hours & Minor GPA
While completing all required courses, minors must also meet each of the following hour and GPA minimum standards:
Satisfied by 18 hours of minor courses.
Minor Hours in Residence
Satisfied by a minimum of 9 hours of KU resident credit in the minor.
Minor Junior/Senior Hours
Satisfied by a minimum of 15 hours from junior/senior courses (300+) in the minor.