Film and Media Studies (FMS)

The Film and Media Studies (FMS) Program is committed to fostering visual literacy, promoting critical thinking and analysis, and encouraging students to engage meaningfully with a world in which images and screen-based media play an ever present and powerful role. Our program also embraces the inherently interdisciplinary aspects of film, serving students from programs and departments across the college (art, theater, English, psychology, sociology, history, philosophy, music, and so on).

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Typical First Year Schedule

Fall
  • FYS 120 or WRIT 120 or Conversation Program
  • World Language
  • FMS 101
  • OLE Core/Elective
Interim
  • OLE Core/Elective
Spring
  • FYS 120 or WRIT 120 or Conversation Program
  • World Language
  • FMS 140
  • OLE Core/Elective
Additional Information

We strongly recommend taking FMS 140 Film history during spring of first year, after taking FMS 101 in the fall.

CREDIT FOR PREVIOUS COURSEWORK
  • Students may include one approved media-related course from an Off-Campus and International Studies program in their degree program.
Placement
  • Not applicable.
Informational Events

Nothing available at this time.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Director, Film and Media Studies – Björn Nordfjörd (nordfj1@stolaf.edu)