Oct 14, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Film Studies Minor


Film Studies Minor Program Information


PO Box 70683
Phone: (423) 439-6678
Web Address: www.etsu.edu/cas/litlang/filmstudiesminor/

Dr. Matthew Holtmeier
email: holtmeier@etsu.edu
(423) 439-6678

Dr. Chelsea Wessels
email: wessels@etsu.edu
(423) 439-6672

The Film Studies Minor seeks to educate students about film in an interdisciplinary context. The goals of this program are to encourage serious consideration of film as an art form; to explore film as a medium of communication; and to examine the power of film in shaping attitudes, values, and our understanding of society and the world.

Courses are designed to provide students with knowledge of the techniques of the filmmaking process, the historical development of film as an institution, film theory, methods of critical analysis, and the relationship of film to broader issues within various disciplines.

The Film Studies Minor requires 21 credits of coursework. A 9 credit core is required of all minors. Students may select 12 credits of elective courses to complete the minor course of study.

Film Studies Minor: 21 credits


A minor is a secondary area of study outside of the major program of study with a structured curriculum composed of at least 18 credits of which at least 9 credits must be at the 3000-level or above.

Required Core: 9 credits


Advisor Approved Electives: 12 credits


Choose 12 credits from the following:

Additional Information


With approval of the Film Studies Committee, additional special topics courses may be counted in the minor; however, no courses counting toward the student’s major may be counted toward satisfying the minor’s requirements.