Film Studies and Production (Minor)


This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2024–Spring 2025 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Film Studies and Production
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences (AS)
Department:  Communication 
Academic Plan Code(s): FSPRMINOR

Program Requirements

HUM 224Introduction to Film - AH, D23
HUM 324Approaches to Film Interpretation3
COMM 335Video Communication3
or COMM 238 Introduction to Film Production
COMM 336Video Communication II3
or COMM 339 Fiction Film Production
Select two courses from the following: 26
China Through Film - AH, D2
Paris in Literature and Film
Survey of Film and Culture
Studies in Film and Culture 1
Special Topics in Film Study 1
Black Film and Literature - D1, AH
African Americans in American Media
Music Video Production
Documentary Production - CUE
Advanced Production Workshop
Politics through Film
Minimum Total Hours18

No more than six (6) hours taken to fulfill this minor may also be applied to the student's major program.

A minimum of three (3) hours for the minor must be completed while enrolled at the University of Louisville. 


 May be taken twice with two different topics.


 In addition to the listed electives, relevant special topics courses at or above the 300-level may be counted in the minor with the approval of the Director of Film Studies and Production.