Cinema Studies (Minor)

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The Cinema Studies minor provides students with the skills to analyze film critically across genres, along with a basic competency in film production in two areas of the student’s choice.​ ​​​​​

Course Requirements

A minor in Cinema Studies requires students to complete six courses (24 credits).

Course Title Quarter Hours
MCS 273STORYTELLING & STYLE IN CINEMA4
Select three of the following History/Criticism Courses:12
HISTORY OF CINEMA I, 1890-1945
HISTORY OF CINEMA II, 1945-1975
HISTORY OF CINEMA III, 1975-PRESENT
INTRODUCTION TO DOCUMENTARY STUDIES
IMAGINING ITALY: CINEMA AS A COLLECTIVE NARRATIVE OF THE ITALIAN PEOPLE
FAITH,REDEMPTN,& TRANSCENDENCE IN INTERNATIONAL CINEMA
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN CINEMA AND TELEVISION
TOPICS IN DOCUMENTARY STUDIES
MEDIA ETHICS
THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION: HOLLYWOOD IN THE 1960s
TOPICS IN FILM GENRE
TOPICS IN FILM STUDIES
TOPICS IN GLOBAL CINEMA
B-MOVIES
HORROR FILMS
TALKING ABOUT FILM: THEORY & CRITICISM
MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR COMMUNICATION INTERNSHIP
COMMUNICATION INTERNSHIP SPECIAL TOPICS
Select two of the following Production courses:8
DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION II (FORMERLY DC 371)
DIGITAL CINEMA PRODUCTION I (FORMERLY DC 210)
CINEMA PRODUCTION II (FORMERLY DC 310)
MEDIA LITERACIES (FORMERLY DC 200)
CINEMATOGRAPHY I (FORMERLY DC 275)
EDITING I (FORMERLY DC 220)
SOUND DESIGN I (FORMERLY DC 215)
INTRODUCTION TO SCREENWRITING (FORMERLY DC 201)
WRITING THE FEATURE SCREENPLAY (FORMERLY DC 301)