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Film Studies

Film Studies courses provide students the opportunity to study diverse film curriculum that prepares them for a variety of careers in visual expression and understanding or which can be incorporated into a related bachelor's degree. Students in this program study all forms and genres of film and see works ranging from the silent era to the present day. Our faculty members are committed to providing a broad international perspective, high quality creative experiences, and a strong emphasis on writing and critical thinking.

A.A. with emphasis, Film Studies (15 credits)

To earn the A.A. degree with Emphasis, students will need to complete all requirements for a general A.A. degree, including the specific requirements of their chosen emphasis. Careful planning with an academic counselor is strongly advised to tailor any of the emphasis areas to meet the requirements of the student's chosen four-year college or university.

Required Film Studies courses:

Course Number Title Credits
FS/THTR 1101 Introduction to Film 3cr
FS/THTR 1103 International Cinema 3cr
FS/THTR 1107 Film History I 3cr
FS/THTR 1108 Film History II 3cr

Choose one course from the following:

Course Number Title Credits
FS/ENG 1104 Introduction to Screen Writing: Narrative or
FS/ENG 1106 Literature in Film 3cr
FS 2250 Topics in Film Studies 3cr
FS 2260 Genre Studies in Film 3cr
SOC 1143 Sociology through Film 3cr