Film Studies Minor

For information, contact the Department of Media, Journalism and Film, 120 Williams Hall, 513-529-3521.

This interdepartmental minor features courses that treat film as a major art form or that use film as a specific and unique analytical device in the study of different aspects of society and culture, including literature, history, the arts, and nationality. It offers a broad introduction to the importance and influence of film, a variety of film studies methodologies, and the history and criticism of cinematic modes around the world.

Program Requirements

(18 semester hours)

FST 201Film History and Analysis3
FST 401Seminar in Film Study3
Select 12 semester hours of the following:12
Advanced Creative Writing: Screenwriting Workshop
Film as Ethnography
Brazilian Culture Through Popular Music
Diversity and Culture in American Film
Literature and Film 1
Shakespeare and Film
Italian American Culture
Linking Film and New Media
Classical Hollywood Cinema
Alternative Traditions in Film
Representation of History in Film and Video
Visual Representations of the Holocaust
German Film in Global Context
Italian Cinema
Soviet and Post-Soviet Russian Cinema
Chinese Cinema and Culture
European Jewish Cinema
Survey of Japanese Cinema
Cultures and Identities of Eastern Europe: An Introduction through Literature and Film
Sexualities and Film
Film Theory
Global Media, Ethnography, and Film
Topics in Film 1
French Cinema In Translation
Culture and Arts in the Afro-Brazilian Diaspora
By or About (Afro-) Brazilian Women
Topics in French Cinema
History and Popular Culture 2
Philosophy of Art
Special Topics 1
Movies and Politics
Total Credit Hours18

 Maximum 6 hours.


Applies when topic is film-related.