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The world cinema minor consists of 18 credits. A minimum of 12 credits must be earned at the upper (300- or 400-) level.

Note: Language Placement Test results cannot substitute for completion of course work.

Course Title Hours
WRLD 230Introduction to World Cinema3
WRLD 330Introduction to Film Studies3
WRLD 422National Cinema3
WRLD 430Film and the City3
Select one of the following:3
History of the Motion Picture I
History of the Motion Picture II
Fiction into Film
Select a minimum of three credits of relevant foreign language course work at the advanced level (300 or above)3
Total Hours18