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 Introduction to Cinema Study (1)

Area 1: Production (1)

  • ARTS 121 Introduction to 4D Art (1)
  • ARTS 132 Introduction to Experimental Photography (1)
  • ARTS 216 Video Art (1)
  • ARTS 232 Black and White Photography (1)
  • ARTS 331 Installation Art (1)
  • ARTS 355 Advanced Photography (1)
  • ARTS 357 Photography Now (1)
  • CINE 394 Major Internship (.25-1)
  • ENGL 339W Special Topics in Creative Writing (1) (when focused on screenwriting)
  • MUSC 121 Creating Music with Technology (1)
  • MUSC 425 Recording Studio Music Production (1)

Area 2: Theory (1)

  • ENGL 355 Feminist Film Criticism (1)
  • RHET 235W Propaganda: WWII & Cold War (1)
  • RHET 240W Propaganda: 21st Century (1)
  • RHET 309W Filming Identity: Israeli & Palestinian Documentary
  • RHET 310W Conflict & Identity: Israeli & Palestinian Feature Film (1)
  • RHET 335W Burke and Film: Equipment for Living (1)
  • RHET 362W Telling News: Framing Reality (1)
  • RUSS 235 Russian and Soviet Cinema (1)

Area 3: Cinema and Society (1)

  • ANTH 335 Visual Anthropology (1)
  • ASIA 301 Asian Visual and Creative Culture (1)
  • CHNSE 258 Gender and Mass Communication in Asia (1)
  • HIST 270 Cinema in the Middle East (1)
  • MUSC 214 Knowing the Score: A History of Music for Film (1)
  • PHEAL 120 Global Health through Film (1)
  • RHET 235W Propaganda: WWII & Cold War (1)
  • RHET 240W Propaganda: 21st Century (1)
  • RHET 271 Telling the Internment Story (1)
  • RHET 309W Filming Identity: Israeli & Palestinian Documentary
  • RHET 310W Conflict & Identity: Israeli & Palestinian Feature Film (1)
  • RHET 362W Telling News: Framing Reality (1)

Area 4: National and Transnational Cinema (1)

  • ASIA 288 Introducing Asia to the World (1)
  • ASIA 301 Asian Visual and Creative Culture (1)
  • CHNSE 258 Gender and Mass Communication in Asia (1)
  • FREN 241 Topics in French History through Film (1)
  • FREN 275 African Cinema (1)
  • GERM 241 German Cinema and Visual Culture (1)
  • HIST 270 Cinema in the Middle East (1)
  • JAPN 340 The Japanese Cinema (1)
  • LAS 380 Latin American Cinema (1) [Crosslisted with SPAN 380]
  • RUSS 235 Russian and Soviet Cinema (1)
  • SPAN 260 Hispanic Literature in Translation (1) (when focused on cinematic adaptation)
  • SPAN 380 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 Cinema Studies Minor (5 Credits)

  • CINE 110 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.

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