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Film Studies, Minor

The Film Studies Minor focuses on one of the most influential art forms of the twentieth century and provides the tools required to analyze the formal aspects of cinema, as well as the broader aesthetic, social, cultural, political and technological contexts.

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Career Opportunities

  • account executive
  • broadcast journalist
  • creative director
  • information officer
  • market researcher
  • media planner
  • media producer
  • multimedia specialist
  • public relations specialist
  • social media manager
  • web content manager
  • writer

Multidisciplinary Skills

  • ability to work under pressure
  • commercial and cultural awareness of media and creative industries
  • creative problem-solving skills
  • critical thinking, leadership skills
  • listening
  • performance and presentation skills
  • practical film-making skills (ability to operate a camera and edit footage)
  • verbal and written communication skills

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The Film Studies minor has been structured to ground students in basic aspects of the field:

(1) a foundational course, (2) an analysis course, (3) a creative course, and (4) a theory course.

By design, many of the courses included in the Film Studies Minor explore questions of class, ethnicity, gender, identity, nationality, race, and sexual orientation.

Co-Op Opportunities

  • Walt Disney World
  • Viacom
  • The Chew Productions
  • NBC Universal Television
  • The Martha Stewart Show
  • National Geographic Learning
  • BMF Media Group

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