Film Studies


Administered through the Department of Theatre and Communication Arts, Film Studies at Whittier College is an interdisciplinary minor, emphasizing the analysis of film as an artistic form and a key media component in the multiple expressions of contemporary life.

Students who minor in film studies benefit in a variety of ways from familiarity with the vocabulary of film, its technology, its history, its forms, and its meanings. Courses in the minor come from various disciplinary homes, emphasizing film's many facets.

By the time they leave Whittier, film studies students are primed for further study in graduate programs and prepared for entry level positions in the field.