Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Arts (2015/2016)
11.10 Film Studies

www.mun.ca/fmst

Program Coordinator: Dr. A. Brookes, Department of German & Russian

The Minor in Film Studies is an interdisciplinary Arts program that aims to teach students to think historically, theoretically and analytically about film within the broad context of humanistic studies.

11.10.1 Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements

The Bachelor of Arts requires the successful completion of a minimum of 120 credit hours. A student must meet the requirements for a departmental Major, Minor, or Honours program and also meet the Program Regulations – General and Honours Degrees for the Faculty of Arts. A student is therefore advised to consult with the Admission to the Bachelor of Arts General Degree Programs regulations, the Program Regulations - General and Honours Degrees which also includes the Bachelor of Arts General Degree Components, The Major Program, and The Minor Program regulations. Information regarding honours programs is available at Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree Regulations as well as under each department’s regulations.

A student is strongly encouraged to consult with an academic advisor to discuss available programs and requirements in the Faculty of Arts including the Core Requirements, The Major Program, The Minor Program, and the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree Regulations. A student is advised to declare a program of study, including a Major and a Minor, before completing the first 45 credit hours of study. Information about declaring a Major and Minor in the Faculty of Arts and a list of advisors is available at www.mun.ca/arts/programs/undergraduate/ideclare.php.

11.10.2 Advising

Due to the nature of interdisciplinary programming, students must carefully plan their course selection and regularly consult with the Program Coordinator. Questions about the delivery of a course should be directed to the appropriate academic unit.

11.10.2.1 Declaring the Interdisciplinary Minor

Students wishing to declare a Minor in Film Studies shall consult with the Program Coordinator to discuss the requirements of the program. Information about declaring a program of study in the Faculty of Arts is available at www.mun.ca/arts/programs/undergraduate/ideclare.php.

11.10.3 Regulations for the Interdisciplinary Minor in Film Studies
  1. A Minor in Film Studies consists of a minimum of 24 credit hours in courses selected from Table 1 Faculty of Arts Courses for the Minor in Film Studies below, which must include:

    1. as per the General Regulations for Interdisciplinary Major and Minor Programs, courses from a minimum of any three Arts disciplines, and no more than 15 credit hours in any one discipline;

    2. English 2850 and 2851; and

    3. a minimum of 18 additional credit hours selected from Table 1 Faculty of Arts Courses for the Minor in Film Studies, of which there shall be a maximum of 6 credit hours at the 1000-level and a minimum of 6 credit hours at the 3000-level or higher.

  2. Not more than 3 credit hours in courses in the student’s Major Program may also be used to satisfy the requirements of the Minor in Film Studies.

  3. As per the General Regulations for Interdisciplinary Major and Minor Programs, students completing a Minor in Film Studies must choose a single discipline Major.

11.10.3.1 Course List

Interdisciplinary programs provide exposure to courses in various disciplines within the Faculty of Arts. Table 1 courses are Faculty of Arts courses whose Calendar entry establishes a focus on the study of film and are fundamental to the program of study. Not all courses are necessarily offered each year. Students must be careful not to register for different designations of the same course that is crosslisted with different departments. Normal departmental prerequisites for courses are applicable.

Table 1 Faculty of Arts Courses for the Minor in Film Studies

1000 and 2000 Level Courses

3000 Level Courses

4000 Level Courses