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Undergraduate Studies Catalog 2003-2005

Film Studies Interdisciplinary Minor


The film studies program is an interdisciplinary minor designed to aid students in developing a broad understanding of the history of film, an awareness of film language used by filmmakers, and a critical viewing ability. The faculty for the program have been drawn from the Departments of Anthropology, Communication, English and History and bring a variety of experience and perspectives to the study of film.

Students interested in the film studies program should contact Dr. Stanley Rubin, 204 Hartwell Hall, (585) 395-5713, or

The film studies minor requires the completion of 16 credits as follows:

ENL 200 The Art of the Film
FLM 301 Theory and Criticism of Film
(Offered as Directed Study)
FLM 302 Documentary and Experimental Film
One course under the category Film and Society, by advisement
Additional Film Studies courses, by advisement



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