Graduate Certificate in Film Studies

The Graduate Certificate in Film Studies provides graduate students with an in-depth grounding in current methodologies, practices, and disciplinary concerns relevant for conducting advanced research and teaching in film studies. Courses in the certificate examine the history, theory, and criticism of cinema and study the medium of film as a global art, business, and technology of representation deeply informed by social dynamics of race, gender, sexuality, ability, and nation.

Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Film Studies:

1. Both of the following courses (6 credits):

FLM 800: Methods in Film Studies (3 credits)
FLM 810: Seminar in Film Studies (3 credits)

2. One of the following courses (3 credits):

FLM 810: Seminar in Film Studies (3 credits)
FLM 820: Topics in Film Studies (3 credits)
FLM 855: Interdisciplinary Topics in Film Studies (3 credits)

Students who reenroll in FLM 810 must select a different topic to meet this requirement.   

Students who wish to take a graduate-level film studies related course in another department in substitution of FLM 820 or 855 must request formal approval from the Director of the Film Studies Program. Only one substitution request (3 credits) will normally be accepted.

For further questions, contact Dr. Joshua Yumibe, Director of Film Studies