Film StudiesEstablished in 1979, the Susquehanna University Film Institute promotes the study and enjoyment of artistically, historically and intellectually important films as a complement to liberal arts education. The Institute coordinates the design and teaching of film courses, the exhibition of classic films, and the Susquehanna University Film Library.
Minor in Film Studies. The minor in film studies is an interdisciplinary program utilizing courses in several departments and coordinated by the Film Institute. It provides students with a broad introduction to motion pictures as an art and cultural phenomenon. Students minoring in film studies complete, with grades of C- or better, 20 semester hours from the following: FM:150, FM:180, FM:210, FM:220, FM:230, FM:300, CO:282 or CO:382. Independent Studies and CO:502 Individual Investigation are also available for credit towards the film studies minor, with Film Institute and instructor approval.