University of Maine at Farmington 2021-2022 Catalog

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Students may choose a minor field of study, commonly called a minor, along with their major. A minor usually consists of 20 credits of study. Minors are optional, but many students find that a minor is helpful in providing greater career opportunities after graduation. The requirements for the various minors are listed within individual majors as well as in this section.
Following are the requirements for official University of Maine at Farmington minors. Contact the chairperson of the department offering the minor for an application.
*Starred courses have pre-requisites not included in the minor requirements.

Film Studies

20 credits from the following list of courses or from other departmental courses cross-listed with Film Studies. Students may double count up to 2 classes from their major. Topics courses (277 or 377) often fulfill film studies minor requirements; questions should be brought to the contact person for the Film Studies Committee.  
Required Courses: 
Five of the following:
ARH 378
Contemporary Japanese Film
ARH 280A World Film 4
History of Japanese Film
ART 220A Film: A Cultural Affair 4
ART 239A Animation 4
ART 241A Video I 4
ART 339A Animation II 4
ART 341 Video II 4
ENG 214 Screenwriting 4
Writing for the Stage
ENG 219 Digital and Immersive Storytelling 4
Multicultural Literature and Film
ENG 292H Human Rights Literature and Film: Global Perspective 4
ENG 314 Advanced Screenwriting 4
ENG 370 The Splendid Drunken Twenties 4
ENG 382 Popular Genres 4
FRE 301 French Film 4
Psychology in Cinema
Hispanic Film
Social and Political Theatre and Film
A minimum of one third of the required credits must be earned at UMF for a minor to be awarded.
Total credits for the Minor: 20

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