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Academic Foundations 003
Africana Studies 014
American Studies 050
Ancient and Medieval Civilizations 060
Anthropology 070
Arabic 074
Art, Design, and Art History 080, 081, 082, 083, 085
Arts & Sciences 090
Asian Studies 098
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Chinese 165
Clinical Laboratory Sciences 191
Computer Science 198
Creative Writing 200
Data Science 219
Economics 220
Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources 216
English 350, 352
English: Composition and Writing 355
Environmental Sciences 375
Film Studies 380
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French 420
Geoscience/Geology 460
Global Politics 487
Health and Society 502
Health Information Management 504
History 510, 512
Honors 525
Honors Living-Learning Community 526
International Affairs 551
Italian 560
Japanese 565
Journalism 086
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
Latina/o Studies 597
Legal Studies 603
Linguistics 615
Mathematics 640
Medical Imaging Sciences 658
Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies 686
Music 087
Neuroscience 112
Peace and Conflict Studies 735
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies 812
Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology 819
Psychology 830
Social Work 910
Sociology 920
Spanish 940
Theater 088
Translation and Interpreting Studies 942
Urban Education 300
Video Production 089
Women's and Gender Studies 988
Writing 989
Youth Development & Juvenile Justice 985
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  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 School of Arts and Sciences-Newark Academic Programs and Courses Film Studies 380 Minor Requirements  

Minor Requirements

The minor in film studies requires 18 credits of courses with a grade of C or better. Courses not listed below that seem applicable to film studies may be applied toward the minor with the approval of the program director, Professor Cowans.

Africana Studies
  21:014:255  Race and Gender in American Film   
  21:014:303  Topics in Black Studies: Black-ish and the Black Middle Class    

  21:070:319  Anthropology through Film 

Art History
  21:082:305  Problems: Middle Eastern Cinema 
  21:350:205  Fiction into Film
  21:350:227  Race and Gender in America Film
  21:350:245  Reading Film                                                          
  21:350:363  Special Topics in Film: Hitchcock                                                    
  21:350:363  Special Topics in Film: Gangster Films                
  21:350:363  Special Topics in Film: Film Noir                         
  21:350:364  Special Topics in Film: Shakespeare and Film                                 
  21:350:364  Special Topics in Film: Westerns and Gangsters  
  21:350:366  Latina/o/xs in Film
  21:352:368  Special Topics in American Literature: Street Stories: HBO Series The Wire 

  21:510:301  Film and History
  21:510:314  Cinema and Society in the 20th Century                                                      
  21:510:314  Film and Colonialism                  
  21:510:405  Topics: Ancient History and the Cinema                            
  21:512:312  Trash Cinema and Cultural Politics of Sleaze 
  21:512:313  Visions of the City in American Cinema                                           
  21:512:394  New Viewpoints in American History: HBO's Westworld                       
  28:510:300  (NJIT) Historical Problems of the 20th Century through Film

  21:730:390 Philosophy through Film

Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies
  21:812:252  Film and Literature of Lusophone Africa
  21:812:348  Portuguese Film and Literature                                                
  21:812:349  Brazilian Film and Literature                                                    
  21:812:350  Literature and Film of Portuguese-Speaking Africa                                       
  21:812:440  Topics in Portuguese, Brazilian Literature: Gangs in Brazilian Film and Literature

  21:920:319  Human Rights on Film
  21:920:366  Conspiracy Theory on Film

  21:940:211  Critical Approaches to Films from Spain (in Spanish)
  21:940:348  Hispanic Film and Literature    

Video Production
  21:089:256  Art and History of Film                                               
  21:089:445  Screenwriting

Women's and Gender Studies
  21:988:389  Portuguese Film and Literature     

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