Interdisciplinary Programs & Minors

Film Studies Minor

Contact: Dr. Maria Matz, Coordinator, Department of Cultural Studies
Phone: 978-934-4364 
Office: Coburn Hall, Room 113C 

The interdisciplinary minor in Film Studies consists of 18-24 credits. Six credits must be at the 300 level or above. Courses relevant to the Film Studies minor are listed below. For course descriptions, see the department listing as indicated next to the course title. Additional courses to complete the required credits may be selected from the following list or other course listings in this catalogue.

41.386  Intellectual Property
41.372  Sports, Entertainment and Art Law
41.489  Seminar in Law: Visual Fine Arts
42.230  Film Classics
42.232  Turning Fiction into Film
42.241  Women in Film
42.341  Studies in Film
43.347  History of Documentary Film
43.348  Making an Historical Documentary
43.389  Ancient History in Film
45.316  Philosophy and Film
45.314  Philosophy of the Gothic Imagination
46.316  Politics and Film
48.112  Sociology goes to the movies
48.285  Film: From Gangster to Noir
50.340  Contemporary French Cinema
50.376  French Cinema & Society (Gen. Ed)
50.378  Women in French Cinema
50.380  Francophone Identity through cinema
52.335  Cinema & the Italian Americans
52.374  Classics of Italian Cinema
52.378  Italian Cinema & Culture
52.380  Italian Cinema: Directors & Themes 
54.374  Spanish Films: Short Takes
54.371  Hispanic Literature and Film
54.375  Latin American and Spanish Cinema
58.225  History of Picturing
58.370  Art History & Film
59.374  Cinema Across Cultures
79.380  Understanding Movies: Cinema as Social Commentary

The list of approved courses may change from time to time depending on the offerings of the several departments involved; students should check with the appropriate coordinator to see which courses are currently approved.

Course Listing Film Studies