Course Catalog

Film Studies

Director: Matthew Bolton

The program offers one minor:

Minor in Film Studies

The Film Studies program is an interdisciplinary academic home for the study of film and media analysis. In this program students learn about the formal elements of cinema and other visual media, its history as a medium, its connection to national cultures and values, and its expressions of human experience. Students study film and media analysis through a variety of theoretical frameworks, considering the ways in which different disciplines approach the study of film and media.   

Film Studies Minor: 21 credits

Lower Division  
FILM 201 Film and Form 3 credits
FILM 202 Film and History 3 credits
Upper Division 

FILM 300 level and above electives
(Since most FILM courses are cross-listed, a maximum of six credits may be taken from a single department.) 

12 credits          
          FILM 301 Film and National Identity  
          FILM 302 Film and Genre  
          FILM 303 Film and Production Cultures  
          FILM 304 Film and Human Experience  
FILM 499 Senior Capstone 3 credits