Film Studies Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Film Studies is a 15-hour program for those who want to pursue an extended investigation of major issues in cinema (directors, genres, literature and film, film theory, national cinemas, historical movements, critical approaches, and themes).  Students completing the program will be equipped to contribute to scholarship in the field and to teach film courses on the college level or work in cognate disciplines. Please contact Dr. Gerald Duchovnay at 903/886-5265 or Gerald.Duchovnay@tamuc.edu for more information.

Certificate Requirements:

Coursework must be completed at A&M-Commerce with a 3.0 GPA on all courses used for the certificate.  Fifteen semester hours from the following (no substitutions):

ENG 510 Introduction to Film Studies
ENG 530 History of Narrative Film
ENG 610 Studies in Film Genres
ENG 620 Adaption: Film, Literature, and Other Influences
3 semester hours from the following:
ENG 710 or Film Theory and Criticism
ENG 720 Special Topics in Film Studies

Required Documents for Admission:

  • Application
  • Application fee: $50 domestic student
  • All official transcripts - Bachelor's degree, including all transcripts used towards the bachelor's degree.  Any master's degree transcript or transcripts with graduate coursework (if applicable).