Interested in film analysis, film archiving, or audiovisual literacy? This concentration helps students become critical thinkers, keen observers, and eloquent writers capable of navigating the many screens of our modern world.
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Concentration Requirements

Complete the FILM STUDIES CORE

Plus

  • Choose 1 methods/critical approach course: CMPL 240 or ENGL 680
  • Choose 5 film & media electives:
AAAD 250
AMST 268
AMST 336
ARAB 453
ASIA 124
ASIA 231
ASIA 235
ASIA 435
ASIA/CMPL 379
CHIN 244
CHIN 464
CMPL 144
CMPL 180
CMPL 212
CMPL 220
CMPL 223
CMPL 225
CMPL 227
CMPL 254
CMPL 255
CMPL 225
CMPL 227
CMPL 254
CMPL 255
CMPL 262
CMPL/GSLL 281
CMPL/RUSS 282
CMPL 375
CMPL 382
CMPL 420
CMPL 452
CMPL 463
CMPL 494
CMPL 452
CMPL 332H
COMM 131
COMM 230
COMM 330
COMM 331
COMM 345
COMM 412
COMM 431
COMM 452
COMM 534
COMM 546
COMM 547
COMM 550
COMM 551
COMM 635
COMM 653
COMM 654
COMM 681
COMM 682
COMM 683
ENGL 251
ENGL 323
ENGL 324
ENGL 380
ENGL 410
ENGL 465
ENGL 580
ENGL 663
FREN 373
FREN 388
FREN 505
GERM 265
GERM 275
GERM 281
GERM/WGST 250
GSLL 283
ITAL 333
ITAL 335
ITAL 340
JAPN 490
PORT 388
SPAN 361
WGST 345

Among these 10 required courses:

  • 2 must be at 300-level (writing-intensive)
  • 1 must be at 400-level (research-intensive)
  • At least 3 more must be at/above 200-level
  • No more than 3 can be outside ENGL/CMPL

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Career Spotlight

Prakash Kadiri

Investigator for Public Defender’s Office, Class 2017

“The most significant part of my college experience was the opportunity to direct and produce a 50-min narrative film…the English & Comparative Literature department was the only place that gave me the freedom to pursue a Senior Honors Thesis in the form of a feature film…Although this experience gave me the opportunity to pursue a career in filmmaking, I chose instead to pursue a legal career, where my background and skill set have proven to be not only unique but crucial…the difference between a lawyer who merely makes his case and a lawyer who can craft a story for the jury is remarkable. In my experience, the jury has always sided with the latter.”