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Courses at the 400-level

FILM 450: Topics in the Study of Film

Topics vary. This course may be repeated for credit with a change in content.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ENGL 116
  • Or consent of program director
FILM 454: Film Theory

Through extensive readings, students examine issues in contemporary film theory, particularly the language and concepts of semiotics, models of psychoanalytic and feminist film theory, and the relationship between textuality and ideology.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • FILM 220
  • FILM 221
  • at least two 300-level film courses
  • or consent of program director
FILM 479: Film Studies Internship

Students gain a more comprehensive understanding of career possibilities in the film studies arena. This course may be repeated once for credit.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • a major in film studies; completion of at least 55 college credits, 18 of which are in film studies; and a 3.0 GPA in the major.
FILM 490: Directed Study

Students select a topic and undertake concentrated research under the supervision of a faculty advisor.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • consent of program director
FILM 491: Directed Study

This course is open to students whose topic in FILM 490 may be more fully realized by an additional semester's work.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • consent of program director

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