Film Learning Community

  • You should live in this community if you are a declared Film Studies, Film Production or Animation major.

    You will take the foundational level film courses, introducing mise-en-scene, cinematography, sound and editing. Under the guidance of award-winning faculty, these skills are developed through challenging hands-on projects, critical analysis and creative problem solving.

    This community is historically located in Dahl Hall.

    Required Common Courses


    All Students

    • FILM 100: Technical Training: Video Production (1 credit)
    • FILM 172: Video Production (3 credits)
    • FILM 281: Film Appreciation (3 credits)
    • FILM 281: Studio (1 credit)
    • HUM 101: Humanities Through the Arts (3 credits)


    All Students

    • FILM 280: History of Film (3 Credits)
    • FILM 280S: Studio in History of Film (1 Credit)
    • FILM 100: Technical Training: Video Production (1 Credit)
    • FILM 172: Video Production (3 credits) 
      • Only take 100 or 172 if they were not taken in the fall semester. 

    As a member of the community, you will...

    • live with other students who have declared Film as a major.
    • take three classes with students who live on your floor.
    • have a Dragon Mentor dedicated to providing you with various opportunities for career exploration and support.
    • be exposed to career options that can be attained with a Film degree.
    • have the convenience of organizing meeting times for group projects since you live on the same floor.
    • have the opportunity to attend film screenings with faculty members on campus and within the community