Required Courses

Below are the film and media studies required courses that are offered regularly. Not all of the courses listed below are offered each semester, and there may be new FMS courses that are not yet listed below. To see which courses are currently being offered and what requirements they fulfill, see our current course catalog.

FMS 20: Art of the Moving Image
Required core course for all FMS majors and minors; offered every fall

FMS 21: Global History of Cinema
Required core course (or FMS 24 20th Century U.S. Television History) for all FMS majors; offered every spring of odd year (2019, 2021, etc.)

FMS 24: 20th Century U.S. Television History
Required core course (or FMS 21 Global History of Cinema) for all FMS majors; offered every spring of even year (2018, 2020, etc.)

Required ONLY of FMS majors who are undertaking an FMS Senior Honors Thesis:

FMS 198: Senior Honors Thesis I
Offered every fall

FMS 199: Senior Honors Thesis II
Offered every spring