Film studies explores the role of cinema in our contemporary global culture. Using methodologies and perspectives from a variety of disciplines, such as English, anthropology, philosophy, fine arts/visual culture, political science, history, and modern languages, the film studies minor investigates cinema’s mass appeal as a form of entertainment, but also the power it wields as a disseminator of ideas, history, values, aesthetics, behavior, and cultural norms.
Notes about this minor:
- This minor is closed to students majoring in film and animation.
- Posting of the minor on the student's academic transcript requires a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the minor.
|Choose five of the following:|
|ANTH-265||Native Americans in Film|
|FNRT-372||American Film of the Studio Era|
|FNRT-373||American Film Since the Sixties|
|FNRT-440||Deaf Art and Cinema|
|HIST-450||Modern Japan in History, Fiction, and Film|
|HIST-275||Screening the Trenches: The History of World War I through Film|
|MLFR-351||French Films and Hollywood|
|PHIL-313||Philosophy of Film|
|POLS-490||Politics Through Film|