Electives

The following courses are approved for the program. Not all are given in any one year. Please consult the Schedule of Classes each semester.

Course # Course Name Frequency Instructor
AMST 111a Images of the Amer West in Film and Culture Usually offered every fourth year Staff
AMST 112b American Film and Culture of the 1950s Usually offered every fourth year Staff
AMST 113a American Film and Culture of the 1940s Usually offered every fourth year Staff
AMST 113b American Film and Culture of the 1930s Usually offered every fourth year Staff
AMST 114a American Film and Culture of the 1920s Usually offered every fourth year Staff
AMST 130b Television and American Culture Usually offered every second year Doherty
AMST 131b News on Screen Usually offered every second year Doherty
ANTH 26a Communication and Media Usually offered every second year McIntosh
ENG 27a Page, Stage and Screen Usually offered every third year Morrison
ENG 27b Classic Hollywood Cinema Usually offered every second year Morrison
ENG 49a Scriptwriting for the Short Film    
ENG 50b American Independent Film    
ENG 60a Documentary Prose and Film Usually offered every third year Irr
ENG 147a Film Noir Usually offered every third year Flesch or Quinney
ENG 177a Hitchcock’s Movies Usually offered every second year Flesch
NEJS 181a Jews on Screen Usually offered every second year Rivo
NEJS 181b Film and the Holocaust Usually offered every second year Rivo
NEJS 182a Jewish Life in Film and Fiction Usually offered every third year Fishman
THA 155a Icons of Masculinity Usually offered every second year Holmberg

Courses in Non-American Cinema

Course # Course Name Frequency Instructor
CHIN 130b China on Film:  The Changes of Chinese Culture Usually offered every second year Staff
ENG 20a Bollywood: Popular Film, Genre and Society Usually offered every third year Anjaria
ENG 77a Screening the Tropics Usually offered every fourth year Smith
GECS 167a German Cinema: Vamps and Angels Usually offered every second year Von Mering
HBRW 170a Israeli Cinema Usually offered every spring Azoulay
HISP 192b Latin American Global Film    
HISP 193b Topics in Cinema: Global Latin American Cinema Usually offered every second year Mandrell or Rosenberg
HIST 170a Italian Films, Italian Histories Usually offered every second year Kelikian
JAPN 135a Screening National Images: Japanese Film and Anime in Global Context Usually offered every third year Fraleigh
RECS 149b The Rise and Fall of Russian Modernism: Cultural and Political Revolutions, 1900-1934 Usually offered every second year Powelstock
SAS 150b Indian Film: The Three-Hour Dream Usually offered every second year Singh

Courses in Creative Aspects of Film Production

Course # Course Name Frequency Instructor
COSI 65a Introduction to 3-D Animation Usually offered every third year Hickey
ENG 67a Art of the Screenplay Usually offered every year Weinberg
ENG 79a Directed Writing: Beginning Screenplay Usually offered every third year Weinberg
ENG 129b Understanding the Screenplay: A Workshop Usually offered every fourth year Coroniti or Weinberg
ENG 139b Intermediate Screenwriting Usually offered every second year Weinberg
FILM 110a Film Production I Usually offered every year Weinberg
FILM 110b Motion Picture Editing Usually offered every year Staff
MUS 107a Introduction to Electro-Acoustic Music Usually offered every second year Chasalow
THA 50b Sound for Theater, Film and Television Usually offered every second year Wilson
THA 52b Fundamentals of Lighting Usually offered every year Staff
THA 125a Acting for the Camera Usually offered two consecutive second years with a third-year hiatus Doyle