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Minor in Moving Image Arts

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Minor in Moving Image Arts

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts offer a minor in Moving Image Arts for undergraduate students. The minor is an academic option for students who wish to complement their major with focused knowledge in the studies and practices of film, video, and new media. Students receive instruction in media history, aesthetics, theory, and technique. They engage in inquiries into how film, television, video, and digital media develop and are received in varied cultural, historical, social, economic, and technological contexts.

Requirements for the Minor

Students wishing to minor in Moving Image Arts must complete 18–20 semester hours, in consultation with a faculty advisor from the Moving Image Arts Committee, as outlined below:

Required Courses—Moving Image Arts Minor
Hours
One of the following courses:
3–4
MOVI 102—Introduction to Film (3)
Same as ENGL 102
 
MOVI 121—Introduction to Moving Image Arts (3)
Same as ENGL 121
 
ART 170—Introduction to Moving Image (4)  
   
Two of the following courses:
6
MOVI 200—Communication Technology (3)
Same as COMM 200
 
MOVI 232—Film History I: 1890 to World War II (3)
Same as AH 232, ENGL 232
 
MOVI 233—Film History II: World War II to the
Present (3)
Same as AH 233, ENGL 233
 
   
MOVI 302—Studies in the Moving Imagea
Same as ENGL 302
3
Two elective courses from the list of courses approved for the Moving Image Arts Minor
6–7
Total Hours—Moving Image Arts Minor
18–20

a ENGL 302 has a prerequisite of ENGL 102 or consent of the instructor.

Courses Approved for the Minor in Moving Image Arts

The following courses are approved for a minor in Moving Image Arts. Students select from this list with the approval of their advisor in Moving Image Arts.

Courses
Hours
Anthropology (ANTH)  
211—Visual Anthropology
3
   
Art (ART)  
170—Introduction to Moving Image
4
   
Art History (AH)  
232—History of Film I: 1890 to World War II
Same as ENGL 232
3
233—History of Film II: World War II to the Present
Same as ENGL 232
3
432—Topics in Film and Video
3
434—Women and Film
Same as ENGL 472, GWS 472
3
   
Communication (COMM)  
103—Introduction to Media
3
200—Communication Technologies
3
330—Mass Media and Popular Culture
3
   
English (ENGL)  
102—Introduction to Film
3
120—Film and Culture
3
121—Introduction to Moving Image Arts
3
   
French (FR)  
440—Topics in French and Francophone Cinema
3
   
Germanic Studies (GER)  
217—German Cinema
4
422—Germanic Cultural Studies III: Themes
3
   
Italian (ITAL)  
180—Italian Cinema
3
   
Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS)  
278—Latin American/Latino Film Studies
3
   
Philosophy (PHIL)  
234—Philosophy and Film
3
   
Polish (POL)  
150—Introduction to Polish Cinema
3
 
Russian (RUSS)  
150—Introduction to Russian Cinema
3