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Cinema Studies Courses & Requirements

Degrees Offered:

  • Minor: Cinema Studies

Course Listings

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Degree Requirements:

Minor in Cinema Studies

The Cinema Studies minor requires a total of 20 credits distributed as follows: CINE 200 plus 16 credits in at least two different departments. At least two of the courses must be numbered 200 or above. At least one course (4 credits) must emphasize the historical development of cinema and at least one (4 credits) must emphasize aesthetic analysis of cinema.

Historical development courses:

  • COMM 220H: American Television History
  • ENGL 180A: Film Noir
  • ENGL 180A: Women in Classical Hollywood Cinema
  • HIST 229A: American Film
  • HONR 300A: Hitchcock's Cinema
  • SPAN 130: Hispanic Literature
  • Other approved courses

Aesthetic analysis courses:

  • COMM 301: Critical Methods: Television Criticism
  • ENGL 180A: Film Noir
  • ENGL 180A: 19th Century Literature into Film
  • ENGL 180A: Jane goes to the Movies
  • ENGL 180A: Women in Classical Hollywood Cinema
  • ENGL 380: Screening Fiction
  • HONR 300A: Hitchcock's Cinema
  • SPAN 427: The Silver Screen
  • Other approved courses
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