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