Declare a Film Studies Minor

Minor in Film Studies

A minor in Film Studies may be a useful addition to the programs of students majoring in other areas in the Humanities or Arts. Students with a major in another discipline can apply for a minor in Film Studies by completing the appropriate Declaration of Minor and by meeting with the Film Studies Program advisor (see contact info below).

Requirements:

Students must complete 18 credits in approved Film Studies courses. English 290 Introduction to Film Studies and Art History 205 History of Film I are required. The remaining 12 credits must be in courses that carry credit toward the major. At least 9 credits must be taken at or above the 300 level in residence at UWM. Students must maintain a 2.5 grade point average in all courses in the minor.

Procedure for Declaring a Minor:

  1. Obtain and complete a Declaration of Minor form (done during Film Studies advising appointment).
  2. Set up an advising appointment via email with Dr. Benjamin Schneider. terrapin@uwm.edu
  3. Bring an up-to-date student copy of your transcripts to the advising appointment. (You should return to meet with the Film Studies advisor regularly to discuss your progress.)