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Minor in Film Studies

USF’s Film Studies program emphasizes a creative approach to film and video production, challenging you to find your voice while constructing unique, engaging stories. You’ll gain hands-on experience with the latest video technology, production gear, and editing software in production classes that never exceed 14 students. Additionally, our program offers a strong emphasis in film history and theory, giving you a better understanding of the language of cinema and how it affects society. For more info on film studies, visit our web site.

Requirements for the Minor in Film Studies

The Minor in Film Studies requires twenty (20) credits of coursework.

Lower Division (8 credits)
  • MS - 102 Introduction to Film Studies
  • MS - 222 Video Production
Three electives from the following (12 credits)
  • ENGL - 195 Freshman Seminar
  • ENGL - 205 Native American Literature and Film
  • FREN - 250 Africa Films Africa
  • MS - 306 The Documentary
  • MS - 317 Latin American Cinema
  • MS - 318 Indian Cinema
  • MS - 319 LGBT Cinema
  • MS - 322 Media Production III: Advanced Production (see video)
  • MS - 327 Media Production III: Scriptwriting
  • MS - 330 Media Production III: Documentary Production (see video)
  • MS - 331 Media Production III: Narrative Fiction/Film Production (see video)
  • MS - 340 Media Production III: Experimental Cinema (see video)
  • FREN - 340 French Cinema and Literature
  • MS - 390 Special Topics in Media Studies
  • MS - 395 Media Workshop
  • MS - 396 Media Internship
  • MS - 397 Directed Project
  • MS - 398 Directed Study
  • LAS - 362 History, Literature, and Film in Latin America
Video Course Catalogue

Experimental Film Production MS 340 from USF Film Studies.

16mm Course MS 322 from USF Film Studies.

Documentary Production MS 330 from USF Film Studies.

Narrative Production MS 331 from USF Film Studies.

For more info on film studies, visit our web site.