English

Film Studies Minor

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This interdisciplinary minor is for students interested in the study of film. Students will choose from the following list eighteen (18) hours (six courses), with the provision that no more than nine (9) hours (three courses) should be taken in any single department and that the students should take courses from at least three (3) of the participating departments. (Note that these courses are offered in a rotating basis; not every course is offered every semester. The Film Minor Advisor will have a list of eligible courses each semester. )

 

ANTHROPOLOGY 3640

Visual Anthropology

COMMUNICATION 3300

Communication Theory, Culture, and Films

COMMUNICATION 3570

Communication in the Middle East

EMC 4500

International Cinema

ENGLISH 3850

Literature and Film

ENGLISH 3860

Film Genre

ENGLISH 3870

Film History

ENGLISH 4855

Film Theory and Criticism

ENGLISH 4860

Special Topics in Film Studies (topic varies; may be repeated)

HISTORY 3170

History of the American South in Film

HISTORY 3180

History of Modern War in Film

HUMANITIES 3500

HUMANITIES 4550

Latino Images in U.S. Film

The Grail Legend in Film and Literature

JOURNALISM/EMC 3000

Introduction to Motion Pictures

PHILOSOPHY 3600

Philosophy and Film

POLITICAL SCIENCE 3100

Politics and Film

POLITICAL SCIENCE 3200

British Government and Film

RECORDING INDUSTRY 4570

The Art of Soundtrack Design

 

Note: Other film-related courses are sometimes offered which can be counted as part of the F/lm Studies Minor, with prior approval. Among the topics covered in these additional classes (and/or Special Topics classes) are: Religion and Film; Documentary Film; Horror Film; Gender and Film; Films of the 1960s; Science Fiction Film; and others. Consult the Film Studies Advisor to determine if such courses are available for a particular semester.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

Dr. Robert Holtzclaw

Professor of English and Advisor to the Film Studies Minor

Office: PH 332

Phone: 898-2651

E-mail: Robert.Holtzclaw@.mtsu.edu