Curriculum & Course Information

Courses in the curriculum of the Cinema Studies Institute encourage a thorough examination of the cinema, as students receive a grounding in film study in its aesthetic, technological, economic, and sociocultural dimensions. Core courses focus on film analysis and the integration of film history and theory. Advanced courses allow for more in-depth examination of particular topics, ranging from specific filmmakers and genres to how cinema engages with different cultures, spectators, and nation-states.

Cinema Studies courses are placed in the following groups:

Group A: Foundations

Group B: Genre and Modes

Group C: Social and Cultural Practices

Group D: Theory and Criticism

Group E: History and Nation

Group F: Independent Studies

Group G: Cross-Listed

Course Policy

Current Undergraduate Courses

Summer Undergraduate Courses

All Undergraduate Courses