Demonstrate an understanding of film genres and varied historical and cultural contexts and structures (domestic and international) in which they have developed.
Apply the specialized vocabulary of film studies and filmic images (terms, theories, key figures) in analytical papers and presentations.
Critique the role of film in society.
Develop a broadly interdisciplinary understanding of film studies methodologies.
A minimum of 28 Credits is required, with a minimum of 24 credits in Film Classes
Minimum total upper-division credits (including electives): 12
Minimum total upper-division credits in FILM classes: 8
Electives: no fewer than 3, no more than 6 credits
FILM 110 *Introduction to Film Studies, 1895-1945 (3)
FILM 125 *Introduction to Film Studies, 1945-present (3)
FILM 220 *Topics in Difference, Power, and Discrimination in Films (4)
FILM 245 *New American Cinema (4)
FILM 255 *World Cinema Part I: Origins to 1968 (4)
FILM 256 *World Cinema Part II: 1968-present (4)
FILM 265 *Films for the Future (4)
FILM 310 *Film Theory and Criticism (4)
FILM 360 International Film Festival (3)
FILM 445 Documentary Film Studies (4)
FILM 452 Studies in Film (4) (topics vary from term to term; course can be taken two times for 8 credits) Note: this is a WIC class.
FILM 480 Studies in Film, Media, and Culture (4) (topics vary from term to term; course can be taken two times for 8 credits)
WLC 261 *Masterpieces of German Cinema (3)
GER 361 Critical Issues of German Cinema (3)
GER 362 Divided Screen: German Cinema, 1945-1990 (3)
GER 363 Contemporary German Cinema (3)
WLC 320 *Francophone Cultures in Film (3-9)
WLC 429: French Society in Cinema (3)
SPAN 439 Topics in Mexican Culture as Evidenced Through Mexican Film (3)
ES/WLC/WGSS/QS 361 (Re)Framing Race Through Film Production (4)
ES 411 Chicano/as in/on Film (3)
ES 452 *Ethnicity in Film (3)
WGSS 230 *Women in the Movies (3)
WGSS 235 *Global Women in the Movies (3)
WGSS 325 *Disney: Gender, Race, Empire (3)
*Baccalaureate Core Course