Professors: Cameron (coordinator), Frank
Associate Professors: S. Fee, Fleury, Manzari, Maresh, Schmidt, M. Shaughnessy, Swift
Assistant Professors: Shaw
The interdisciplinary concentration in Film and Video Studies seeks to provide students with the skills and knowledge to become discriminating receivers of cinematic and tele-visual texts and, as a result, more fully engaged citizens in our high-tech, media-driven society. Students who elect this concentration will learn about film and video as arts of interdisciplinary collaboration, which combine writing, photography, editing, acting, sound design, and production design. The student can customize a program of study to emphasize one or more of the contributing arts.
CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS: Four courses minimum, from at least two areas of study. Students must take at least three courses from the core list -- COM 130 is required.
Topics in Communication (when topic is specific to film)
Film in Context (Recent examples: Science Fiction Film; Hitchcock)
Television and American Culture
Music and the Natural Environment
Students may also count one of the following courses toward the concentration:
2-D and 3-D Design
Latin American Film
Other courses as approved by program director.