Degree Program Overview

The minor in Film Studies will enhance your preparation for careers in arts, media, and education. The interdisciplinary program offers a variety courses that develop communication skills along with expert knowledge of film, television, and their cultural contexts. For careers in media you will accrue a strong historical and theoretical background with this degree. Future teachers will obtain a special credential applicable to many areas, or you may pursue graduate degrees in film and media studies.

Brief breakdown of the courses required for this minor.
SHSU Course Number Hours
SPAN 1411 4
SPAN 1412 4
SPAN 2311 3
SPAN 2312 3
Advanced SPAN courses* 9*
23

*Six hours of the advanced coursework must be taken in residence.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

  • Fall: August 1
  • Spring: December 1
  • Summer: May 15