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Lehigh University Film Studies Program:  Interdisciplinary Minor 

Film Studies:  Criticism and Analysis

Our new Film Studies minor offers the opportunity to think analytically and critically about the forms of visual culture (especially film and television) that saturate our world. Courses offer a sustained and coherent examination of different genres of film, film from various national traditions, as well as recent television series that draw on the sophisticated visual and narrative strategies of cinema. Our new Film Studies minor offers the opportunity to think analytically and critically about the forms of visual culture (especially film and television) that saturate our world. Courses offer a sustained and coherent examination of different genres of film, film from various national traditions, as well as recent television series that draw on the sophisticated visual and narrative strategies of cinema.

The minor will consist of four courses (16 credits) and will include ENGL 163 Intoduction to Film and three electives, one of which may be a course in the production of visual images or film.

Requirements:

  • Required:

    • ENGL 163 (Introduction to Film) *Students must take the introductory course prior to completing 300-level coursework
    • One course focused on non-English-language film/film traditions
    • 8 elective credits of coursework
    • at least 4 elective credits at the 300- or 400-level

    Ideal semester-by-semester roster

    Sophomore:     ENGL 163: Introduction to Film

    Junior:             Non-English-language film course; elective

    Senior:             Elective