What courses are required?

Each student entering the minor will take a required introductory class that will examine three tracks — history, industries, and theory/interpretation — as a way to prime them to incorporate such methods and approaches in their subsequent study of film. Students will take one elective course in each of the three tracks. Students may not take more than one of these electives within the same course prefix.

The minor will culminate in a capstone course where they will design a capstone project focused on one of the three tracks they find will be most useful in their future studies or careers. Students will complete eight credit hours for the GFC intro and capstone courses, and 12 credit hours in electives.

Introduction

  • GFC 2100: Introduction to Global Film & Cultures

Industries

ART 3620: Video Art and Expanded Cinema

  • Prerequisite: ART 2600
  • Last Offered: Fall 2024, Fall 2023, Fall 2022

CTA 2700: Comedy Writing (Approved: Kai Swanson)*

  • No Prerequisites
  • Last Offered: Summer 2024, Summer 2023, Summer 2022

CTA 2701: Comedy Production (Approved: Kai Swanson)*

  • No Prerequisites
  • Last Offered: Summer 2024, Summer 2023

CTA 3000: Entertainment Media Business and Practices

  • Prerequisite: COM 1000
  • Last Offered: Fall 2024, Spring 2022

CTA 3240: Studio/Variety/Reality TV Production

  • Prerequisite: COM 1000, COM 2200
  • Last Offered: Fall 2024, Fall 2023, Spring 2023

DAN 3200: L.A. Digital Dance (Special topics course, approved: Jen Guy Metcalf)*

  • No Prerequisites
  • Last Offered: Summer 2023

DAN 3270: Dance for the Camera

  • No Prerequisites
  • Last Offered: Summer 2023

GBL 2015: Hollywood & Sundance: The Film Festival Experience

  • No Prerequisites
  • Last Offered: Winter 2024, Winter 2023, Winter 2022

Theory/Interpretation

COR 4600: Film, Race, and Politics

  • No Prerequisites
  • Last Offered: Fall 2024, Fall 2023

CTA 4060: Film Theory

  • No Prerequisites
  • Last Offered: Spring 2024

ENG 1232: Literature on Screen

  • No Prerequisites
  • Last Offered: Spring 2023

ENG 2701: Horror Film and Literature (Approved: Lina Kuhn)*

  • No Prerequisites
  • Last Offered: Summer 2024, Spring 2023, Fall 2023

ENG 3640: Film Criticism

  • Prerequisite: ENG 1100
  • Last Offered: Spring 2023

History

COR 3020: Italian Cinema (summer course)

  • No Prerequisites
  • Last Offered: Summer 2024, Summer 2023

CTA 3060: Development and Influence of Cinema

  • No Prerequisites
  • Last Offered: Fall 2024, Fall 2023

CTA 3360: International Cinema

  • No Prerequisites
  • Last Offered: Winter 2024

FRE 3010: Reel Stories: Contemporary Topics through Film (Approved: Patti Burns)*

  • Prerequisites: FRE 2020 or FRE 0050

GER 372(0): German Horror Cinema (Approved: Lina Kuhn)*

  • Prerequisites: GER 2020 or GER 0050
  • Last Offered: Spring 2025, Spring 2021

POL 3130: American Politics through Film

  • No Prerequisites
  • Last Offered: Fall 2022

POL 3703: World Politics Through Film (Approved: Jason Kirk)*

  • No Prerequisites

POL 3920: Film, Politics & Society

  • No Prerequisites
  • Last Offered: Summer 2024, Fall 2023

SPN 3160: Spanish Speaking Cultures through Film (Approved: Federico Pous)*

  • Prerequisites: SPN 2020, SPN 0060 or SPN 0070

Capstone

  • GFC 4970: Global Film & Cultures Capstone

*Some of these classes may not show up in the course catalog as counting for the minor, but the co-coordinators can add them to your degree audit.

This list will be updated as more classes are approved for the minor.


For more information or additional questions about the Global Film & Cultures minor, visit our FAQ page and contact the program coordinators.