American University of Beirut

Minor in Film and Visual Culture

​Media Studies Program offers a minor in Film and Visual Culture which require the completion of a number of courses before graduation. Students who opt for this minor must do so while working towards their undergraduate degree. 

Procedure to complete a minor:

  • ​Discuss your intention with your academic adviser and the director of the Media Studies Program.
  • Fill and submit “Intention to Fulfill a Minor” request via the Online Petition Form System (OPFS) 
  • After completing all the requirements for the minor, within the deadline set by the Registrar (before the graduation date), fill and submit the “Completion of Minor” request via OPFS​

This minor requires 15 (i.e. 5 courses, with an average of at least 2.2 or 70)

  • Two core courses:
  1. ENGL 219
  2. MCOM 206
  3. MCOM 222

  • Two courses from the following list:
  1. ENGL 241A
  2. ENGL 257 –any letter
  3. MCOM 219
  4. MCOM 220
  5. MCOM 223
  6. MCOM 224
  7. MCOM 225
  8. MCOM 230
  9. SOAN 236
  10. SOAN 250
  11. Otherclasses/special topics courses approved by the coordinator of the minor program

  • One course from the following list:
  1. ENGL 239
  2. ENGL 254A
  3. MCOM 245
  4. MCOM 246
  5. MCOM 250
  6. Special topics courses approved by the coordinator of the minor program

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