Elaine RothFilm Studies

Elaine Roth, Ph.D. | Coordinator
(574) 520-4224 | english.iusb.edu


Coordinator | Roth
Faculty Advisors | Barrau, DeSelm, Nashel, L. Zynda

About Film Studies

Film Studies is an interdisciplinary program administered by the Film Studies Committee that emphasizes film as one of the humanities and examines the substantive and scholarly aspects of film (film form, theory, criticism, aesthetics, and history). For additional information about Film Studies, contact the minor coordinator.

Minor Offered

Minor in Film Studies

Course Descriptions

Comparative Literature CMLT  |  English ENG  |  French FREN  |  German GER  |  Spanish SPAN

Minor in Film Studies
Concentration Requirements (15 cr.)

All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise designated. These courses may require additional time for viewing films.

Select five of the following courses, or other courses, as designated in the Schedule of Classes. The minor may include up to 6 credit hours at the 100-level. In addition, students seeking to apply a course with a more comprehensive theme to the minor should be able to show that a major portion of their work, such as a term paper or similar assignment, dealt directly with a film studies topic. The Film Studies Committee reviews applications for substitutions.

  • CMLT-C 190 An Introduction to Film
  • CMLT-C 293 History of the Motion Picture I
  • CMLT-C 294 History of the Motion Picture II
  • CMLT-C 310 Film Adaptations
  • CMLT-C 395 The Documentary Film
  • ENG-W 250 Writing in Context
    VT: Women in United States Films
  • ENG-W 260 Film Criticism
  • ENG-W 302 Screenwriting
  • FREN-F 391 Studies in French Film
  • GER-G 370 German Cinema
  • HIST-H 225 Special Topics in History
    VT: American History through Film
  • SPAN-S 411 Spain: The Cultural Context

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