Five College Consortium

New Major Requirements

Note: Majors (students graduating in or before 2019) may consult with their advisers to discuss shifting to the new requirement structure. Majors graduating after 2019 will use the new requirements. To view the previous requirements, click here.

See below for courses in each of the following major requirements: 

Category 1: Introduction to Film Studies

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course #sort ascending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
FLMST 220MD 01 Introduction to Media Studies To Be Announced;Robin Blaetz MW 11:00AM-12:15PM;M 07:15PM-09:15PM Mount Holyoke College
FLMST 201 01 Introduction to Film Robin Blaetz TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM;W 07:15PM-09:15PM Mount Holyoke College
COMP-LIT 197FA 01 ST-Intro/FilmAnalysis:TimeTrav Barry Spence TH 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 197FA 01AA ST-Intro/FilmAnalysis:TimeTrav F 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 197FA 01AB ST-Intro/FilmAnalysis:TimeTrav F 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 197FA 01AC ST-Intro/FilmAnalysis:TimeTrav M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
FILM-ST 197FA 01 ST-Intro/FilmAnalysis:TimeTrav Barry Spence TH 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
FILM-ST 197FA 01AA ST-Intro/FilmAnalysis:TimeTrav F 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
FILM-ST 197FA 01AB ST-Intro/FilmAnalysis:TimeTrav F 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
FILM-ST 197FA 01AC ST-Intro/FilmAnalysis:TimeTrav M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
FMS 150 01 INTRO TO FILM & MEDIA STUDIES Jennifer Malkowski TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
FMS 150 F01 INTRO FILM & MEDIA ST SCREEN Jennifer Malkowski W 07:30-10:00 Smith College
COMM 140 01 Introduction to Film Studies Anne Ciecko TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
COMM 140 01LL Introduction to Film Studies TU 4:00PM 6:00PM UMass Amherst

Category 3: Film Theory

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course #sort ascending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
FILM-ST 497T 01 ST- Film Theory Barry Spence W 4:00PM 7:30PM UMass Amherst
COMM 493L 01 S-Experimental Film and Video Kevin Anderson TH 2:30PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst
COMM 446 01 Film Documentary Bruce Geisler TU 2:30PM 4:30PM UMass Amherst
COMM 446 01AA Film Documentary TU 4:45PM 5:25PM UMass Amherst
FLMST 215CC 01 Film Theory: Cinema/City Robin Blaetz W 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
HACU 0277 1 Theories Methods Film Studies Lise Sanders 01:00PM-02:20PM M;01:00PM-02:20PM W;07:00PM-09:00PM TH Hampshire College

Category 4: Film, Video, Digital Production and/or Screenwriting

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course #sort ascending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
COMM 445 01 Screenwriting Bruce Geisler TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
FAMS 443 01 Fictional Video Prod. Elliot Montague W 01:00PM-04:00PM; M 01:00PM-04:00PM Amherst College
COMM 441 01 Prin&Techn Film Style Productn Kevin Anderson TU 2:30PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
COMM 397TV 01 ST-TV Studio Oper, Prod Design David Maxcy TH 10:00AM 2:00PM UMass Amherst
COMM 397B 01 ST-Intro Studio Directing David Maxcy TU 10:00AM 2:00PM UMass Amherst
COMM 331 01 Program Process In TV David Maxcy W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
COMM 331 01LL Program Process In TV M 1:25PM 4:25PM UMass Amherst
COMM 331 01LM Program Process In TV W 1:25PM 4:25PM UMass Amherst
COMM 331 01LN Program Process In TV F 9:05AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ARHA 330 01 Fictional Video Prod. Elliot Montague W 01:00PM-04:00PM; M 01:00PM-04:00PM Amherst College
FAMS 312 01 PV Soundscapes Jeffers Engelhardt WF 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
FMS 282 01 ADVANCED PRODUCTION WORKSHOP F 08:30-12:10 Smith College
MUSI 238 01 PV Soundscapes Jeffers Engelhardt WF 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
COMM 231 01 Film & TV Production Concepts Kevin Anderson TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
ARHA 221 01 Video Production Bernadine Mellis F 09:00AM-12:00PM; F 01:00PM-04:00PM Amherst College
FAMS 221 01 Video Production Bernadine Mellis F 09:00AM-12:00PM; F 01:00PM-04:00PM Amherst College
FLMST 210VP 01 Intro to Video Production Bernadine Mellis TH 08:30AM-12:15PM;W 07:15PM-09:15PM Mount Holyoke College
HACU 0276 1 Writing for Film and Video Patricia Montoya 09:00AM-11:50AM TU;05:00PM-07:00PM TU Hampshire College
HACU 0219 1 Research Methods Creative Prac Hope Tucker 09:00AM-11:50AM TH;06:00PM-08:00PM TH Hampshire College
HACU 0210 2 Film/Video Workshop II Abraham Ravett 09:00AM-11:50AM W;07:00PM-09:00PM W Hampshire College

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Electives

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course #sort ascending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
FILM-ST 497V 01 ST-Video Essay/Film Criticism Daniel Pope TU 4:00PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
FILM-ST 497V 01AA ST-Video Essay/Film Criticism TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
COMM 494BI 01 Countercultural Films Bruce Geisler W 2:30PM 4:30PM UMass Amherst
COMM 494BI 99AA Countercultural Films W 4:45PM 5:45PM UMass Amherst
COMM 493M 01 S-Fashion,Media,Culture,Style Anne Ciecko M 4:00PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
ENGL 480 01 The Film Essay Amelie Hastie T 02:30PM-05:30PM; M 07:00PM-10:00PM Amherst College
FAMS 423 01 The Film Essay Amelie Hastie T 02:30PM-05:20PM; M 07:00PM-10:00PM Amherst College
COMM 397GM 01 ST-Global Media Flows Seyram Avle TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
FILM-ST 397E 01 ST- Film/End of the World Daniel Pope M 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
FILM-ST 397E 01AA ST- Film/End of the World W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 391A 01 S-Int. History of Animation N Couch TU 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
ENGL 386 01 Andy Warhol Joshua Guilford W 02:00PM-04:30PM; T 07:00PM-10:00PM Amherst College
FAMS 383 01 The Documentary Impulse Pooja Rangan TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM; SU 07:00PM-10:00PM Amherst College
COMP-LIT 383 01 Nar Avant-Garde Film Don Levine M 4:00PM 7:30PM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 383 01AA Nar Avant-Garde Film TU 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 383 01AB Nar Avant-Garde Film TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
FLMST 380SF 01 Shakespeare and Film Amy Rodgers MW 11:00AM-12:15PM;M 07:15PM-10:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ENGL 377 01 The Documentary Impulse Pooja Rangan TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM; SU 07:00PM-10:00PM Amherst College
ART 374 01 Int Computer Animatn Shane Mecklenburger TU TH 4:00PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
SPN 373 01 S: LIT MOVMNT SPAN AMER-FILMS Maria Helena Rueda TTh 01:00-02:50 Smith College

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