Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Slippery Rock University

Film and Media Studies, Minor

Curriculum Guide

GPA Requirement

Minor GPA: 2.00 or higher

Minor Requirements

  • Students must complete at least 6 credit hours in their minor from SRU
  • A minimum of 6 credit hours must be upper division (courses numbered 300 and above)
  • A minor shall be no fewer than 18 credits.
Required courses
ENGL 214Introduction to Film Analysis3
ENGL 307Writing About Electronic Media and Film3
ENGL 315The Cinematic Review: Historical and Critical Writing3
Select three of the following, at least one at 300-level or higher:9
Intermediate Studio Digital Media
Art Seminar
Advanced Studio Digital Media
Master Studio
Senior Studio Digital Media
Digital Imaging
Interactive Multimedia 1
Video Production
Interactive Multimedia 2
New-Media Journalism
Editing for Video
Video Field Production
Interactive Multimedia 3
Media Criticism
European Film
Asian Film
Creative Writing:Screenplay
Selected Topics
Selected Topics
The Political Film
Cultural Area Studies
Russian Civilization via Film
U.S. Latino Cultures
Pittsburgh Filmmakers Production or Analysis Course (with English Department Chair approval)
Total Hours18

Some courses may require pre-requisites. Please see course descriptions to determine if there are any pre-requisites for that specific course.

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

This program is effective as of Fall 2015
Revised 8-2019