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General Education Requirements

The Program offers four courses that meet the International component of the Diversity Requirement, FILM 330, 342, 346 and 356; one course that meets the Domestic component of the Diversity Requirement, FILM 299;  three courses that meet the Writing Intensive Requirement FILM 207, 252 and 330.

The Minor

The Minor requires five courses on film, such as:

  • FILM 215 Introduction to Film Studies
  • FILM 252 Philosophy and Film Theory
  • FILM 275 Video Production
  • FILM 300 Topics in Film Studies
    (can be taken more than once with a different topic)
  • FILM 330 Postcolonial Theory
  • FILM 332 Hispanic Film Series/Studies
  • FILM 342 Film Studies and Japanese Cinema
  • FILM 346 Classic and Contemporary German Film
  • FILM 349 National Security Policy Via Film
  • FILM 350 Topics in French (when a film-related topic)
  • MUS 472 Orchestration and Film Scoring

Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana
1-765-983-1200 — Main Switchboard
1-800-EARLHAM (327-5426) — Admission


Earlham admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, age, gender and sexual orientation to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, age, gender and sexual orientation in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.