The Film Studies Minor offers students an interdisciplinary approach to the study of cinema where they will gain an understanding of film aesthetics, genres and criticism.
In addition to complementing an array of majors, the film studies minor fosters a lifelong appreciation of film as art as you become thoughtful moviegoers and critics long after your graduation from Shenandoah University.
The Film Studies Minor offers students an interdisciplinary approach to the study of cinema where they will gain an understanding of film aesthetics, genres and criticism. In addition to complementing an array of majors, the film studies minor fosters a lifelong appreciation of film as art as you become thoughtful moviegoers and critics long after your graduation from Shenandoah University.
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Shenandoah University's College of Arts & Sciences is your direct connection to a classic, broad-based education to satisfy both your intellectual curiosity and career goals. With a 10:1 student-faculty ratio, small classes and individualized learning opportunities, we put students at the center of all our decisions and events.
We blend the liberal arts with pre-professional courses and hands-on learning to prepare you for careers in the natural sciences, the social sciences and the humanities. You’ll learn through small, engaging classes and relationships with faculty mentors; hone your skills to solve problems; and learn to use creativity and critical thinking to make informed decisions.
Minor in This Program
Declaring a Minor
Shenandoah students work with their Academic Advisor to declare a minor. Academic Advisors will continue to work with students to ensure that they fulfill all of the requirements to complete the minor.
Incoming students should not indicate their intended minor on their Shenandoah application. Applications are for intended majors only.
|MCOM 215||Understanding Movies||3|
Five of the following:
|WST/FILM 200||Images of Women in American Film||3|
|MCOM 211||Media Ethics||3|
|CJ/FILM 230||Crime Films||3|
|ENG 307||Literature and Film||3|
|REL/FILM 349||Religion and Film||3|
|SPA 400||Spanish Cinema||3|
|SPA 405||Latin American Cinema||3|
|PSCI 407||Politics and Film||3|
|MCOM/FILM 461||Gender, Sport, Media and Film||3|
|FILM 395||Special Topics in Film||3|
|FILM 420||Practicum in Film Studies||3|
Learning support services are available to all students in every course at Shenandoah. Free peer tutoring with a student who has previously succeeded in the course is available for any course across the university. The Writing Center is available for every stage of the writing process from thesis development to proofreading and bibliography assistance. The Math Enrichment Center is available for math and science assistance. Professors and Academic Advisors across the university also have office hours and open door policies to ensure Shenandoah students succeed academically.
Imagine participating in interesting conversations led by engaging professors who’ve already done what you dream of doing. You’ll be in a small class — the average class size is approximately 12 students — with professors who know your name, care about your success and provide advice as you pursue your academic and career goals.
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Students interested in this program should also look into these other majors, graduate degrees, minors, and certificates.
All majors within the College of Arts & Sciences require students to complete a minor in the program of their choice at Shenandoah.
These majors complement this program well:
These minors complement this program well:
You may want to think about enhancing your degree with these certificates that pair well with this program: