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College of Mass Communication and Media Arts

Visual - Screen Cultures Minor

The Minor in Visual and Screen Cultures allows students to specialize in the study of cinema and other visual media, with emphasis on the history, theory, and criticism of these art forms.

         Students who wish to minor in Visual and Screen Cultures must successfully complete at least 15 semester hours. The student must complete CP 101: Film History and Analysis, CP 210: History of Photography or CP 361: History of New Media, CP 260: Understanding Visual Media, one 3 credit cinema studies elective at the 300 level and one 3 credit studies elective at the 400 level in order to obtain a minor. All courses for the minor in cinema studies must be completed with a grade of C or higher. Courses for this minor may not be double-counted with a major in Cinema and Photography. A G.P.A. of 2.5 is required to add into and to remain in the minor.

Minor in Visual and Screen Cultures Requirements and Course Descriptions (PDF)

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