Film Studies Courses

The Film Studies minor requires a minimum of 18 graduation credits, 9 or more of which must be in course work at or above the 300 level and/or in courses requiring at least one prerequisite course.
The following courses fulfill requirements for the Film Studies minor.  ARH 260, Introduction to Cinema, is the only required course for the completion of the minor.

ARH 260, INTRODUCTION TO CINEMA (required)
ARH 261, INDEPENDENT CINEMA
ARH 263, AMERICAN FILM GENRES
ARH 264, NEW AMERICAN CINEMA
*ARH 267, EUROPEAN FILM MOVEMENTS
ARH 283 (ART 280) History and Practice of Video Art 1
ARH 268 (ART 281) History and Practice of Video Art 2
ARH 361, EUROPEAN SCREEN ARTISTS
ARH 362, SIGNIFICANT CINEMA DIRECTORS (may be taken more than once)
ARH 363, ART OF AMERICAN SILENT FILMS
ARH 364, HOLLYWOOD CRIME FILMS
ARH 367, HOLLYWOOD COMBAT FILMS
ARH 368, THE DOCUMENTARY FILM
ARH 460, SPECIAL TOPICS IN CINEMA
ARH 461 (WSS 461), WOMEN IN CINEMA  (with a graduate level component)
*ARH 462, SEMINAR IN FILM STUDIES
ARH 491, INTERNSHIP IN FILM STUDIES (open only to juniors or seniors with a Film Studies minor or with at least six credits of film studies coursework, and an overall grade point average of 2.50 or higher)
*COM 386(Z), PERSUASION AND FILM
*DOC 390 DOCUMENTARY FILM STORYTELLING  (temporarily is being taught as DOC 390)
*DOC 405 (= A HIS 405) HISTORY AND THEORY OF THE DOCUMENTARY FILM
EAS 140L, INTRO TO EAST ASIAN CINEMA
ENG 243, LITERATURE AND FILM

 

ENG 355, IDENTITY AS IMPOSITION:  FIGURE AND SUBJECTION IN AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE AND FILM
ENG 419, TOPICS IN TECHNOLOGY, MEDIA & PERFORMANCE
FRE 208, HAITI THROUGH FILM & LITERATURE
FRE 238 (ARH 262), GREAT CLASSICS OF FRENCH CINEMA
FRE 281 FRENCH CANADA THROUGH FILM AND LITERATURE
FRE 315, INTRODUCTION TO FRENCH CINEMA (taught in French)
FRE 415 FRENCH CINEMA & SOCIETY (taught in French)
ITA 318, ITALIAN CINEMA AND LITERATURE
JST 225, AMERICAN CINEMA AND THE JEWS (cross-listed with HIS 225)
LCS 315, FILM IN CONTEMPORARY LATIN AMERICA
POR 318, INTRODUCTION TO BRAZILIAN CINEMA
RUS 280, SOVIET AND RUSSIAN CINEMA
RUS 380, TOPICS IN SOVIET & RUSSIAN CINEMA
SPN 314 (LCS 314), TOPICS IN HISPANIC CINEMA
SPN 418, HISPANIC CINEMA & LITERATURE
THR 230L, GREAT DRAMA ON FILM AND VIDEO
THR 407, SCRIPTWRITING
WSS 280, FILM & POPULAR CULTURE
WSS 281, WOMEN AND THE MEDIA
*WSS 361, GENDER AND NATION IN WORLD CINEMA

*Under approval:  During 2011-12 academic year students need to obtain DARS  exception forms from their major advisors to make these courses count toward the Film Studies minor.

For more information, contact:
Audrey Kupferberg
Director of the Film Studies Minor
Fine Arts 323