Requirements

Requirements for the Cinema Studies Major (9 Credits)

9 credits, at least three in addition to the senior project must be at the 300 level or above. No course may be counted twice.

Introduction to Cinema Studies (1)

  • CINE 110 (CA) Introduction to Cinema Study (1)

Area 1: Production (1)

  • ARTS 121 (CA) Introduction to 4D Art (1)
  • ARTS 132 (CA) Introduction to Experimental Photography (1)
  • ARTS 216 (CA) Video Art (1)
  • ARTS 232 (CA) Black and White Photography (1)
  • ARTS 331 (CA) New Media, Historical Themes (1)
  • ARTS 355 Advanced Photography (1)
  • ARTS 357 Photography Now (1)
  • CINE 394 Major Internship (.25-1)
  • ENGL 135 (CA) Introduction to Creative Writing (with approved topic only) (1)
  • MUSC 121 (CA) Creating Music with Technology (1)
  • RHET 125 (CA) Creating Visual Rhetoric (1)

Area 2: Theory (1)

  • ENGL 355W Feminist Film Criticism (1)
  • RHET 335W (IT) Burke and Film: Equipment for Living (1)
  • RHET 341W Narrative Theory (1)
  • RHET 361 Visual Rhetoric: Memory and Memorials (1)
  • RHET 362W Telling News: Framing Reality (1)
  • RUSS 235 (CA) Russian and Soviet Cinema (1)

Area 3: Cinema and Society (1)

  • ANTH 335 Visual Anthropology (1)
  • CHNSE 258 (US) Gender and Mass Communication in Asia (1)
  • IDS 327W (EV) The American Story and the Legacy of Vietnam (1)
  • RHET 271 (EV) Telling the Internment Story (1)
  • RHET 319W (EV) Filming Conflict and Identity (1)
  • RHET 362W (IT) Telling News: Framing Reality (1)

Area 4: National and Transnational Cinema (1)

  • CHNSE 258 (US) Gender and Mass Communication in Asia (1)
  • FREN 241 (4th Sem Lang Req) Topics in French History through Film (1)
  • FREN 438 (TH) French Literature and Cinema (1)
  • JAPN 340 (IT; 4th Sem Lang Req) The Japanese Cinema (1)
  • LAS 380 (CA) Latin American Cinema (1) [Crosslisted with SPAN 380]
  • RHET 319W (EV) Filming Conflict and Identity (1)
  • RUSS 235 (CA; 4th Sem Lang Req) Russian and Soviet Cinema (1)
  • SPAN 261 (4th Sem Lang Req) Hispanic Cinema in Translation (1)
  • SPAN 380 (CA) Latin American Cinema (1) [Crosslisted with LAS 380]

Three additional credits

At least two at the 300 level, and at least two from a single Area (1-4). No class may be counted twice. One course may be counted by petition when the focus is in a cinema studies area.

Senior Project

A senior project, approved by the Cinema Studies faculty, which might be a creative or critical project. Projects will only be approved for which students have completed appropriate previous course work. It might be satisfied by:

  • CINE 499 Senior Project (1), or
  • With the cooperation of faculty in another discipline and the approval of Cinema Studies faculty, through the successful completion of a project or seminar approved for the purpose and worth at least one credit in another department such as ARTH 496W (1), HUM 497W (1), or the like. A single paper will not normally be approved as satisfying two different senior requirements and a proposal for a senior project in connection with a course in another discipline will require notification to and approval by both faculties.

Requirements for the Film Studies Minor (5 Credits)

  • CINE 110 (CA) Introduction to Cinema Studies (1)
  • One credit from each of the Areas 1-4 above. At least two of the classes must be at the 300 level or above.