Film Analysis is a variant of the “Comparative
Literature and a Related Discipline” track and has
the same requirements. (See the Major
in Comparative Literature page.)
- Major literature (for some of you
this will be English) in which you take 12 credits. In the
any course from 201 on up counts; one course may be Creative
Writing. In the Foreign Language Departments, 240 is the
first course that counts. Film courses in your major literature
may be included here. Suggested English Department courses
for Film Analysis students include “Representing
the Holocaust,” “Modern Novel,” and “Screen
- The “related discipline” is
film, and you need another 15 credits here, 300 level or
- Minor literature—here you need
6 credits, i.e. 240 or above plus one literature course.
If your minor
is French, Italian or German, you may take French, Italian
or German film. You are encouraged to take upper-level
courses in literature.
- Comparative Literature requirements:
here you need 15 credits in Comparative Literature courses,
plus the Junior
Year Writing course (which is a University requirement).
You’ll need COMP-LIT 391H History of Literary Criticism,
plus one theory course. Many of the film courses are
also theory courses.
- May be done in conjunction with
the University Film
Certificate in the Interdepartmental
Program in Film Studies.