Cinema Studies Minor

Minor in Cinema Studies


department website: https://media.illinois.edu/media-cinema-studies

department faculty: Media & Cinema Studies Faculty


overview of college admissions & requirements: College of Media

college website: https://media.illinois.edu/


The Minor in Cinema Studies provides undergraduate students with certain core courses in the discipline while also allowing them the freedom to explore the various approaches to the subject presented by different departments.

MACS 261Survey of World Cinema I3
MACS 262Survey of World Cinema II3
Select one of the following (Non-US Cinema):3-4
Indian Cinema in Context
Russian & East European Film
Japanese Cinema
Topics in Italian Cinema
Green Screen: Film and Nature
Scandinavian Cinema
German Cinema I
Introduction to Italian Cinema
African Film and Society
Select one of the following (Identity, Culture and Politics):3
Intro to African-American Film
Latina/os on the Bronze Screen
Am Indian and Indigenous Film
Film, TV, and Gender
Sex & Gender in Popular Media
Asian American Media and Film
Latina/o Media in the US
Black Women and Film
Commodifying Difference
Politics of Popular Culture
Intro to Asian Am Pop Culture
Minority Images in Amer Film
Select one of the following:3-4
Creative and Information Economies
Media History
Popular Culture
Media and Democracy
Social Aspects of Media
Media Ethics
Two additional courses on film offered by or cross-listed with MACS, other than those used to fulfill the requirements above. A list of approved courses is maintained by the department.6-7