Student Learning Outcomes for the Cinema Studies Major

  1. Students should develop a broadly interdisciplinary approach to an understanding of film and its role in society
  2. Students should be conversant with the history of international cinema and be able to use that history to provide context for other works they encounter
  3. Students should be competent in employing theoretical and disciplinary tools in the analysis and assessment of film and filmic images
  4. Students should have basic competence in some format associated with visual media—digital video, digital music, screenwriting, photography, or animation
  5. Students should be competent in developing critical responses to cinematic work based upon aesthetic or cultural values other than the entertainment model that dominates the mainstream Hollywood distribution system
Willamette University

Cinema Studies

900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.

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