Minor in Film

Film Minor Requirements (15 hours)

I. Required Courses (6 hours):

  • ENG 282 --Introduction to Film
  • ENG/ COM 364 --History of Film to 1940 *or*
  • ENG /COM 374 --History of Film Since 1940

II. Electives (9 hours):

  • ENG 292--Writing About Film
  • ENG 330--Screenwriting
  • ENG/COM 364 or 374 (whichever is not taken to fulfill Requirement I)
  • AFS/ENG 375--African American Cinema
  • ENG 378--Women and Film
  • ENG 382--Film and Literature
  • ENG 384--Film Theory
  • ENG 492--Film Styles and Genres
  • IDS 496--Film and Interdisciplinary Studies
  • ENG 585--Graduate Studies in Film
  • ENG 587--Film and Visual Theory
  • ENG 591--Studies in National Cinema
  • COM 344--Introduction to Film Production
  • FLF 352--Francophone Literature and Film
  • FLF 318--French Cinema
  • FLS 318--Hispanic Cinema
  • FLG 318--New German Cinema

Two courses may count toward a student's major and minor requirements. 

Only one FL course may count toward the film studies minor.

Students must earn a C- or better in all courses used to complete the minor.

No more than 6 hours of transfer credit may be used toward the minor. 


Admission

To declare a minor, students should complete and submit the Declare a Minor form to Registration and Records. Consult with the Minor Coordinator (below) for approval prior to submitting the form to Registration and Records.

Certification

The minor must be completed no later than the semester in which the student expects to graduate from his or her degree program. Students can monitor their progress toward completing the minor by viewing their Minor Degree Audit online, anytime, in MyPack Portal. 

Questions regarding unmet course requirements on your Minor Degree Audit (indicated by a red ‘X’) should be directed to the Minor Coordinator, below.

Contact Person

Dr. Marsha Gordon
marsha_gordon@ncsu.edu
Tompkins Hall 257