Cinema Studies

Requirements

  • Minor in Cinema Studies

    No major is available.

    Requirements for the Minor:

    At least 6 credits

    • Communication 212: Visual Rhetoric (required), formerly COMM 112: Introduction to Visual Communication 
    • Cinema Studies 175: Introduction to Film Studies (required), formerly COMM 275 Introduction to Film Studies
    • 4 elective courses chosen from:
      • American Studies 200: Topics: The American West in Washington and Hollywood
      • Art 343: Video Art
      • Chinese 232: Chinese Cinema (formerly CHIN 333)
      • Cinema Studies 201: Digital Flimmaking
      • Cinema Studies 370: Film Editing Theories and Practice
      • Cinema Studies 381: The Movies of Wilder and Hitchcock
      • Cinema Studies 382: Reel Journalism: Hollywood and the Newsroom
      • Communication 375: Documentary Film Production
      • Communication 376: Queer Cinema
      • Communication 380: Black Cinema
      • Communication 390: Communication Internship – production-based (for 1 credit)
      • French 230: Exploring French Literature through Film (formerly FREN 334)
      • French 231: Exploring French Culture through Film (formerly FREN 333)
      • French 338: Cinéma Français
      • German 333: Modern German Film
      • History 360: History and the Moving Image
      • Music 266: Music in Film
      • Philosophy 248: Philosophical Issues in Documentary Film
      • Philosophy 255: Philosophy and Film
      • Philosophy 258: Spike Lee and Black Aesthetics
      • Philosophy 301: Romantic Comedies and Philosophy of Love
      • Philosophy 302: Philosophical Issues in Documentary Film
      • Religion 185: Film and Religion
      • Religion 245: Film and Religion: Asia and America
      • Sociology & Anthropology 285: Social Structure and Culture through Film
      • Spanish 333: Cine e Historia en América Latina
      • Spanish 334: Cine Español
      • Spanish 336: Latin American Film
      • Spanish 338: Cine Latinoamericano
      • Spanish 380: Fiction, Film, and Society in Latin America
      • Theater 240: Shakespeare on Film

    A maximum of three courses from any one department may count for the minor. 

    The minor also strongly recommends but does not require a production component. 

    Students majoring in Communication with a minor in Cinema Studies may double-count a maximum of two courses.