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ART OF FILM (H1FMS001) Acquaints students with basic techniques of film analysis with the development of cinema as an art form and a technology.

FILM HISTORY (H1FMS003) allows the student to explore the general evolution of cinematic form, while encouraging more specific historical focus on a tradition, a genre, or a region

MEDIA STUDIES (H1FMS002) focuses on the history, theory, and analysis of visual and electronic media and the cultures they foster.

PRODUCTION (H1FMS006) designed for the student whose primary interests and goals lie studio work - film or video production, photography or computer graphics. Students may combine a specialization in one medium with training in an allied medium, or in critical approaches to their chosen medium.

INTERNATIONAL CINEMAS (H1FMS012) encourages a study of national cinemas in a comparative framework.