Cinema Studies

  • Program Designation:   Minor

    Program Contact: Jeff Guterman

    In an era of saturation in both traditional and new media, media literacy is necessary for critical media consumption. Much of the research and developments in both media literacy and new media are rooted in cinema studies. This minor will give you the foundation for an understanding of the creative aspects of filmmaking as well as the critical consumption of media in general.

    Program Requirements:

    • COMM 0109 Introduction to Cinema
    • CLP 0203 Film and Literature or AFRCNA 0215 Modern African American Cinema
    • MUSIC 0260 Music in Film
    • COMM 0215 Bollywood: Popular Indian Cinema
    • COMM 1306 American Cinema
    • COMM 1307 Visual Communications


    Total Credits for Minor: 18