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Film & Media Studies Undergraduate Program

  • Film & Media Studies Graduate Program
  • Film & Media Studies Undergraduate Program
  • B.A. Production
  • Film & Media Studies Minor
  • Film & Media Studies: Culture and Studies
  • Film & Media Studies: Production
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Film Minor Curriculum Requirements

Students selecting this minor must complete the following:  
FMS 100 Introduction to Film and Media 3
FMS 200 Film and Media Aesthetics 3
Select 12 hours from the following courses:  
Undergraduate Studies Seminar in: _____ 1-3
Study Abroad Topics in: _____ 1-6
History of the Silent Film 3
History of the American Sound Film 3
History of the International Sound Film to 1950 3
History of the International Sound Film Post 1950 3
History of African-American Images in Film 3
Survey of Japanese Film 3
Cinemas of the Southern Cone: Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay 3
Anti-war Film 3
Soviet and Post-Soviet Russian Cinema 3
War and Memory in Asian Film 3
FMS 345 New Media and Society 3
FMS 355 Storytelling with Digital Media 3
FMS 380 American Popular Culture of: _____ 3
FMS 410 US Diversity in Visual Culture 3
FMS 411 Television Studies 3
FMS 413 Asian Media Studies 3
FMS 425 Ethics in Storytelling 3
FMS 530 Film and Media Theory 3
FMS 531 Contemporary Concepts in Media Studies 3
FMS 540 Cuban Cinema 3
FMS 541 Asian Film 3
FMS 543 Contemporary Japanese Film 3
FMS 544 African Film 3
FMS 592 Documentary Film and Video 3
FMS 593 Experimental Film and Video 3
FMS 620 International Women Filmmakers 3

Minor Hours & Minor GPA

While completing all required courses, minors must also meet each of the following hour and GPA minimum standards:

Minor Hours

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.

 

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