Film and Media Studies - Certificate

Administered by the Film Studies Program, the Graduate Certificate in Film and Media Studies offers masters and doctoral students an interdisciplinary concentration in the study of film and other visual- and sound-based media that will enhance students’ major field of study. By combining film courses in such diverse areas as Communication, English, History, European and Classical Languages, Hispanic Studies, Performance Studies, Philosophy, and Visualization, students can create a program of study that will enrich their understandings of the global and interdisciplinary dimensions of the media culture environment. The graduate certificate is open to any Texas A&M University student seeking a masters or doctoral degree.

FILM 600Methods of Film Study3
Select three of the following: 1,29
Upper Division Undergraduate Film Courses: 1
Sex, Gender and Cinema
Advanced Film
Literature and Film
Philosophy, Film and Evil
Studies in Film Genre
National Cinema History
Intermedia Performance
Intermedia Performance
European Cinema
Propaganda and Dissidence
The Ancient World in Film
French Film
German Film
Italian Cinema
Seminar in Film Studies
Special Topics in...
Graduate Courses
Communication and Gender
Rhetorical and Textual Methods in Communication Research
Survey of Media Studies
Seminar in Media Studies
Communication and Technology
Topics in Film History
Topics in Film Theory
European Cinema
Hispanic Film and Performance Arts
Theories of Performance Studies
Performance, Power, and Identity
Graduate Courses Outside the College of Liberal Arts:
Concepts of Visual Communications I
Concepts of Visual Communications II
Visual Storytelling
Time Based Media I
Time Based Media II
Total Semester Credit Hours12

Depending on content, the following courses may count toward the certificate (with approval of the Film Studies Program director):

Topics in Textual Studies and Book History
Aesthetics
Seminar in Culture
Queer Theory