Mar 06, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Film Studies Minor

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The film studies minor offers students the opportunity to gain an informed understanding of the sophisticated medium of film, its language and history. Courses cover critical writing about cinema, creative screenwriting, the evolution of Hollywood movies, international cinema and film in its cultural context. The film studies minor makes a valuable complement to a range of undergraduate majors.

These degree requirements are subject to periodic revision by the academic department, and the College reserves the right to make exceptions and substitutions as judged necessary in individual cases. Therefore, the College strongly urges students to consult regularly with their major advisor and CLAS advisor to confirm the best plans of study before finalizing them.

Program Delivery

  • This is an on-campus program.

Declaring This Minor

  • Please see your CLAS advisor.

General Requirements

To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.

Program Requirements

  1. Students must complete a total of 15 hours for the film studies minor.
  2. A minimum grade of C- (1.7) is required for each course applied toward the degree   
  3. None of the required 15 hours may be taken Pass/Fail.
  4. A minimum of 9 hours must be taken with CU Denver faculty.
  5. A minimum of 6 credits must be taken at the upper division level.
  6. Students are also advised to fulfill the liberal arts and sciences core curriculum writing requirements before enrolling in upper-division topics in film courses.
  7. No more than two online film studies courses can be counted toward the minor.
  8. Courses in a minor cannot be counted toward the English major or English Writing major; consult an English advisor for substitutions.

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