Film and Media Studies Minor Requirements

Students pursuing the minor select the critical studies, screenwriting, or production track. All courses applied toward the minor must be taken for a letter grade and a grade of C- or better must be earned.  Courses taken at another institution that are not directly equivalent to a JHU course may not apply towards the major without permission of the Director of Undergraduate Studies. The minor requirements are as follows:

Critical Studies Track

AS.061.140Introduction to Cinema, 1892-19413
or AS.061.141 Introduction to Cinema, 1941-present
AS.061.145Introduction to Digital Video Production: Visual Language3
or AS.061.150 Introduction to Film Production
or AS.061.152 Introduction to Digital Video Production
One (1) 200-level critical studies film course (POS tag FILM-CRITST). Screenwriting courses cannot be applied for this requirement.3
Four (4) 300- or 400-level critical studies film courses (POS tag FILM-CRITST). A maximum of one class outside of Film and Media studies can count toward this requirement. Students are strongly encouraged to take at least one course focusing on cinema outside the United States. Screenwriting courses cannot be applied for this requirement. MI.061 classes cannot count toward this requirement.12
Total Credits21

Screenwriting Track

AS.061.140Introduction to Cinema, 1892-19413
or AS.061.141 Introduction to Cinema, 1941-present
AS.061.145Introduction to Digital Video Production: Visual Language3
or AS.061.150 Introduction to Film Production
or AS.061.152 Introduction to Digital Video Production
One (1) 200-level critical studies film course (POS tag FILM-CRITST). Screenwriting courses cannot be applied for this requirement.3
Select one (1) of the following hybrid courses: Visual Storytelling or Media and Narrative3
Two (2) 300- or 400-level critical studies film courses (POS tag FILM-CRITST). A maximum of one class outside of Film and Media studies can count toward this requirement. Students are strongly encouraged to take at least one course focusing on cinema outside the United States. Screenwriting courses cannot be applied for this requirement. MI.061 classes cannot count toward this requirement.6
AS.061.205Introduction to Screenwriting3
AS.061.373Intermediate Screenwriting3
AS.061.404Advanced Screenwriting3
Total Credits27

Production Track

AS.061.140Introduction to Cinema, 1892-19413
or AS.061.141 Introduction to Cinema, 1941-present
One (1) 200-level critical studies film course (POS tag FILM-CRITST). Screenwriting courses cannot be applied for this requirement.3
Three (3) 300- or 400-level critical studies film courses (POS tag FILM-CRITST). A maximum of one class outside of Film and Media studies can count toward this requirement. Students are strongly encouraged to take at least one course focusing on cinema outside the United States. One screenwriting course (POS tag FILM-SCRWRT) can be applied to this requirement. MI.061 classes cannot count toward this requirement.9
AS.061.145Introduction to Digital Video Production: Visual Language3.0
or AS.061.150 Introduction to Film Production
or AS.061.152 Introduction to Digital Video Production
One (1) intermediate film production course (061.2xx with POS tag FILM-PROD) 3
One (1) Advanced Film Production Course. This will be a 300- to 400-level course with POS tag FILM-PROD. 3
Total Credits24