The Film Studies Major and Minor

The Film Studies Major

The Five College major in film studies is comprised of ten courses (40 credits), two of which must be taken at the other Five College institutions. The major should include courses in film history, theory, genre or authorship, production, national or transnational cinema, and documentary or experimental film. At least four courses should be at the advanced level.

What does a Film Studies major know?

The Film Studies Minor

Four courses (16 credits) are the minimum required for the minor. These should include an introductory course (201, 202, or 203) and three courses beyond the introductory level.

See the Film Studies chapter of the course catalogue for a detailed list of requirements for the major and the minor.