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Film Studies Course Listing

Required Courses

Course Code Course Name
COMM 3150 Film Analysis
COMM 4860 Film Theory
FMST 5110 Capstone (in conjunction with capstone option course)

Elective Courses

Course Code Course Name
COMM 1150 Intro to Cinema
COMM 2400 Topics in International Film Movements
COMM 2500 Film and Society
COMM 3270 Topics in Authors and Genre
COMM 3520 Topics in Cinema and Politics
COMM 3550 Third World Cinema
COMM 3560 History of Animation
COMM 3600 Documentary Film
COMM 3750 Digital Cinema
COMM 3800 Cinema Reception and Cultural Memory
COMM 4150 Contemporary Hollywood Cinema
COMM 4160 Contemporary Chinese Cinema
COMM 4170 U.S. Film History
COMM 4180 African Cinema
COMM 4190 Intro to Latin American Film
COMM 4300 Cultural Politics and Cinema
COMM-4303 Globalization & Malaysian Film
COMM 4350 Gender and the Cinema
COMM 4610 National Cinema Latin America
COMM 4810 Special Topics (capstone option when designated)
COMM 4820 Special Topics (capstone option when designated)
COMM 4830 Spectacular Cinema (capstone option)
COMM 4840 Cinema, History, Archive (capstone option)
COMM 4850 Cinema, Technology, Modernity (capstone option)
COMM 5000 Honors Thesis
COMM 6210 Seminar in Comm Studies (cinema topic only)
COMM 6220 Seminar in Comm Studies (cinema topic only)
ASTA-3770 Chinese Cinema
ENLS 3640 Screenwriting
ENLS 4100 Literature and Film
FREN 3110 The French Cinema
FREN 4810 Special Topics (cinema topic only)
FREN 4820 Special Topics (cinema topic only)
GERM 3710 Intro to German Film
GERM 3720 Weimar Cinema
GERM 3730 Nazi Cinema
HISE 3220 WWII in French Film
HIST 3210 Visual History and Filmmaking
ITAL 3300 Topics in Italian Literature and Cinema (cinema topic only)
ITAL 3330 Italian Literature in Translation (cinema topic only)
ITAL 4040 Topics in 19th and 20th Century Italian Literature (cinema topic only)
ITAL 4440 Topics in Literature/Cinema Translation (cinema topic/capstone option)
SOCI 2450 Society through Cinema
SPAN 4170 Intro to Spanish Film
SPAN 4190 Intro to Latin American Film
SPAN 6910 Special Topics (cinema topic only)
DMPR 2001 Digital Filmmaking Fundamentals I
DMPR 2002 Digital Filmmaking Fund II

* For course descriptions, please consult

Additional FMST Course Designations

Course Code Course Name
FMST 2940 Transfer Coursework
FMST 3940 Transfer Coursework
FMST 4910 Independent Study
FMST 4920 Independent Study
FMST 4940 Transfer Coursework
FMST 4990 Honors Thesis
FMST 5000 Honors Thesis
FMST 5380 Junior Year Abroad
FMST 5390 Junior Year Abroad