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Minor in Film

 

The Minor in Film Studies

A minimum of 28 Credits is required, with a minimum of 24 credits in Film Classes
Minimum total upper-division credits (including electives): 12
Minimum total upper-division credits in FILM classes: 8
Electives: no fewer than 3, no more than 6 credits

Film Classes:

  • FILM 101 Film Criticism and Theory: The Basics (3) (pending approval)
  • FILM 110 Introduction to Film Studies, 1895-1945 (3)
  • FILM 125 Introduction to Film Studies, 1945-present (3) 
  • FILM 220 Topics in Difference, Power, and Discrimination in Films (4) 
  • FILM 245 New American Cinema (4) 
  • FILM 255 World Cinema Part I: Origins to 1968 (4)
  • FILM 256 World Cinema Part II: 1968-present (4)
  • FILM 265 Films for the Future (4)
  • FILM 301 Advanced Film Criticism and Theory (4) (pending approval)
  • FILM 452 Studies in Film (4) (topics vary from term to term—course can be taken two                                                       times for up to 8 credits) Note: this is a WIC class.
  • FILM 480 Studies in Film, Media, and Culture (4) (pending approval—topics vary from                                                     term to term—course can be taken two times for 8 credits)

Elective Classes:

  • German 
    • GER 261 Masterpieces of German Cinema (3) 
    • GER 361 Critical Issues of German Cinema (3)
    • GER 362 The Divided Screen: German Cinema, 1945-1990 (3) 
    • GER 363 Contemporary German Cinema (3) 
  • French
    • FR 329 French and Francophone Cultures in Film (3)
  • Spanish
    • SPAN 439 Topics in Mexican Culture as Evidenced Through Mexican Film (3) 
  • Ethnic Studies
    • ES 352 Asian Representation in Hollywood and Independent Cinemas (3)
    • ES 411 Chicano/as in/on Film (3)
    • ES 452 Ethnicity in Film (3)  
  • Women’s Studies
    • WGSS 230 Women in the Movies (3)
    • WGSS 235 Global Women in the Movies (3)
    • WGSS 325 Disney: Gender, Race, Empire (3)

Contact Info

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