Film and International Cultures, Minor

The minor in Film and International Cultures allows students to study the rapidly expanding global visual culture. Students will explore the history, theory, aesthetics and criticism of film and other moving-image media on a global scale and in relation to culture, other arts, politics and propaganda. The minor also explores how the image and the film/propaganda industry shape the world we live in and the ways in which we conceive of ourselves and others.

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified.

Note: At least two of the courses taken for the minor must be at or above the 2000 level.

Required Culture Courses

CLTR 1120Introduction to Languages, Literature, and Culture4
CLTR 2001World Cultures through Film4

Film and Culture Study

Select one of the following pairings:8
Latin American Film
and Latin American Culture, History, and Politics
Japanese Film
and Introduction to Japanese Pop Culture
New Media Narratives in Latin America: Local and Global Dimensions
and Latino, Latin American, and Caribbean Studies

Elective

Note: Courses taken for this requirement cannot be double-counted with courses taken to fulfill the film and culture study requirement.

Complete one of the following:4
Muslim Writers and the Qur’an (in English Translations)
Latin American Film
Japanese Film
Modern Chinese History and Culture
Introduction to French Culture
Introduction to Arabic Culture
Introduction to Italian Culture
Cultural History of Spain
Latin American Culture, History, and Politics
Introduction to Chinese Popular Culture
Introduction to Japanese Pop Culture
New Media Narratives in Latin America: Local and Global Dimensions
French Culture and the Arts
New Narratives: Latin America after 1989
Representing Violence and Human Rights in Latin America
Latin American Literature

GPA Requirement 

2.000 GPA required in the minor