Film Studies Minor


The film studies minor is offered through the Departments of English, Communication, and Theater and Film. The minor requires 28 credit hours in appropriate coursework, including internships and adviser-approved courses at the Northwest Film Center (Note: NWFC operates on semester system). Students may select from a number of courses listed in various departments throughout PSU. These include courses offered by the Departments of World Languages and Literatures, Art, History, Black Studies, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Sociology, and others.

28 adviser-approved credits must include:

FILM 131Film Analysis


Eng 304Critical Theory of Cinema


20 elective credits with at least 12 carrying numbers 300 or above


Note: Electives may include additional theory or history classes, as well as classes in film production at the Northwest Film Center. All courses in the minor must be taken for a letter grade. Courses taken for fulfillment of the Minor in Film Studies may also be applied to University Studies requirements.