Film Studies Concentration

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Come explore the history and theory behind the art form! If you pursue a minor (non-majors) or a concentration (English majors) in film studies, you will engage in a critical examination of film making from the silent era to the contemporary, focusing on multiple genres in both American and foreign films.

This course of study gives you:

  • a deeper understanding of the technical development and production of film
  • a theoretical framework for analyzing storytelling tin this medium
  • the reasons why films have the ability to shape perceptions and culture
  • preparation for a career in the film industry and/or an advanced degree