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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cinematic Arts Interdisciplinary Minor

Mr. Carl Lefko, Chair, Department of Theatre and Cinema

188 Porterfield Hall
(540) 831-5012

Dr. Matthew J. Smith, Director, School of Communication
2104 HB

(540) 831-6553

Offered by the department of Theatre and Cinema and the School of Communication, the interdisciplinary minor in Cinematic Arts consists of 18 semester hours including the following:


All students minoring in Cinematic Arts must select six additional credit hours of course work from the above list of electives. The course selections must be approved by their Cinematic Arts advisor prior to registration. Some courses may have prerequisites or require permission of the instructor before registration.

Other courses with a significant film component may be used as an elective. Students wishing to petition a course to be included as an elective must email the program director(s) and include a copy of the course’s syllabus. The final decision as to whether the course will count as an elective rests with the program director(s). Special topic courses that sometimes have a film component include: THEA 475 , COMS 460 , and CRJU 490 .