Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Certificates

Film Studies

12 Credit Hours

College of Arts & Sciences

http://languages.usf.edu/undergraduate/cert/film-studies/

Certificate Description

The Certificate in Film Studies is designed for undergraduate students majoring in another field who also desire a concentration in film studies. The certificate program is a carefully structured, interdisciplinary sequence of four courses (12 credits) that provides students with a broad introduction to the field of film studies. Receipt of a Certificate in Film Studies is recorded on the student's transcript.

Spanning colleges, departments, and academic disciplines, the Certificate in Film Studies provides students with a balanced and multi-faceted course of study that will focus on the functions and manifestations of film as a medium in contemporary society.

The proposed course of study grants the student a multi-disciplinary comprehension of film as an aesthetic medium and an understanding of how it describes, and has helped shape, the socio-political situation of civilizations.

Total Certificate Hours - 12 Hours

Core Courses - 3 Hours

Elective Courses - 9 Hours

Group I (Area Studies):

Students will take 3 credit hours of elective courses chosen from the following list:

*Please see academic advisor for appropriate General Foreign Language and Special/Selected Topics courses.

Group II (Film Medium & History):

Students will take 3 credit hours of elective courses chosen from the following list:

Group III (Socio-Political & Historical Perspectives):

Students will take 3 credit hours of elective courses chosen from the following list:

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