The Minor in Cinema Studies

Course Requirements for the Minor: 18 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this minor.

Approaches to Film: 6 units

2 courses selected from:

ARTH 482 Film as Visual Art 3.0 FS
ENGL 301 Introduction to Film 3.0 FA
HUMN 380 Food and Film 3.0 FS *
PHIL 383 Philosophy and Film 3.0 FS *
RELS 365 Religion and Film 3.0 SP

Cinema and Anglophone Cultures: 3 units

1 course selected from:

CDES 342 Documentary Film 3.0 FS
CDES 344 American Cinema 3.0 FS
ENGL 203 Shakespeare on Film 3.0 Inq *
ENGL 303 Survey of American Film 3.0 SP
ENGL 401 Themes in American Film 3.0 FA

Foreign Language Cinema: 3 units

1 course selected from:

FLNG 315 Myth and History in European Cinema 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: HIST 103 or HIST 110.

This course is also offered as HIST 315.

OR (the following course may be substituted for the above)

HIST 315 Myth & History in European Cinema 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: HIST 103 or HIST 110.

This course is also offered as FLNG 315.

FREN 480 French Cinema 3.0 Inq
GERM 482 Weimar Cinema: From Caligari to Hitler 3.0 Inq
GERM 484 The New German Cinema 3.0 Inq
ITAL 482 Italian Cinema - General History, Genres, and Trends 3.0 Inq
JAPN 381 Japan in Film 3.0 Inq
SPAN 481 Film and Literature in Spain and Latin America 3.0 Inq
Prerequisites: SPAN 301; SPAN 341 or SPAN 342; or faculty permission.

Electives: 3 units

3 units selected from:

CDES 352 Media Arts and Identity 3.0 FS
CDES 353 World Cinema 3.0 FS

or choose any course offered in one of the three sections above or any film course offered in the University, with the approval of the Humanities advisor.

Comparative Study: 3 units

1 course selected from:

ARTH 341 The Avant-Garde in the Twentieth Century: The Visual Arts 3.0 FS
ARTH 433 European Art: Twentieth Century 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARTH 101 and ARTH 102 for art majors.
ARTH 441 International Art: Contemporary 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARTH 101 and ARTH 102 for Art majors.
ARTH 484 History of Photography 3.0 FS
ENGL 451 Modern Poetry 3.0 FS
ENGL 453 Modern Drama 3.0 FS
ENGL 454 Comparative Literature 3.0 FS
ENGL 461 The Modern Novel 3.0 FS
HIST 325 Modern European Thought and Culture 3.0 SP
HIST 416 Contemporary Europe, 1914-Present 3.0 FA
MUSC 293 History of Jazz 3.0 SP
MUSC 294 History of Rock Music 3.0 FA
MUSC 303 Music History (1900 to the Present) 3.0 FA
Prerequisites: MUSC 202, MUSC 302, and faculty permission.
PHIL 202 Philosophy East and West 3.0 FS * GC
PHIL 303 History of 19th Century Philosophy 3.0 FS
PHIL 305 Continental Philosophy: Husserl, Heidegger and the Quest for Being 3.0 FA
PHIL 307 Existentialism 3.0 FA *
THEA 315 Gender and the Stage 3.0 FS *

This course is also offered as MCGS 315.

THEA 350 History of Modern Theatre 3.0 SP WP
Prerequisites: ENGL 130 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher. Corequisites: Concurrent enrollment in THEA 350X is required.
THEA 350X Readings in Dramatic Literature 1.0 SP
Prerequisites: ENGL 130 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher. Corequisites: Concurrent enrollment in THEA 350 is required.