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 and Media Studies

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
COMM 140 01 Introduction to Film Studies Martin Norden M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
COMM 140 01LL Introduction to Film Studies M 4:00PM 6:00PM UMass Amherst
FLMST 201 01 Introduction to Film Amy Rodgers MW 01:30PM-02:45PM;M 07:15PM-10:05PM Mount Holyoke College
FLMST 201 02 Introduction to Film Justin Crumbaugh TTH 01:30PM-02:45PM;M 07:15PM-10:05PM Mount Holyoke College

Category 2: Film History

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
COMP-LIT 381 01 Self-ReflectiveAvant-GardeFilm Don Levine M 4:00PM 7:30PM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 381 01AA Self-ReflectiveAvant-GardeFilm TU 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 381 01AB Self-ReflectiveAvant-GardeFilm TU 6:15PM 7:30PM UMass Amherst
FLMST 212 01 History of World Cinema Robin Blaetz TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;W 07:15PM-10:05PM Mount Holyoke College
FMS 251 01 A GLOBAL HISTORY OF TELEVISION Sebnem Baran TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
FMS 251 F01 A GLOBAL HISTORY OF TELEVISION Sebnem Baran T 07:00-10:00 Smith College
JOURNAL 333 01 Intro to Visual Storytelling Olga Kyle M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst

Category 3: Film Theory

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
COMM 494BI 01 Countercultural Films Bruce Geisler W 12:20PM 2:20PM UMass Amherst
COMM 345 01 Contemporary World Cinema Anne Ciecko M W 4:00PM 6:00PM UMass Amherst
COMM 444 01 Film Styles & Genres Shawn Shimpach M 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
COMM 494BI 01AA Countercultural Films W 2:30PM 3:30PM UMass Amherst
COMM 444 01LL Film Styles & Genres M 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 591SF 01AA S-Int'l Science Fiction Cinema TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 591SF 01AB S-Int'l Science Fiction Cinema F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 591SF 01AC S-Int'l Science Fiction Cinema F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 391SF 01 S-International SciFi Cinema N Couch TU 7:00PM 10:00PM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 391SF 01AA S-International SciFi Cinema TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 391SF 01AB S-International SciFi Cinema F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 391SF 01AC S-International SciFi Cinema F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 591SF 01 S-Int'l Science Fiction Cinema N Couch TU 7:00PM 10:00PM UMass Amherst
FILM-ST 497N 01 ST- New York on Film Barry Spence TH 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
FILM-ST 391SF 01 S-International SciFi Cinema N Couch TU 7:00PM 10:00PM UMass Amherst
FILM-ST 391SF 01AA S-International SciFi Cinema TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
FILM-ST 391SF 01AB S-International SciFi Cinema F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
FILM-ST 391SF 01AC S-International SciFi Cinema F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
FILM-ST 397A 01 ST- Alien Encounters Daniel Pope TU 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
FILM-ST 397A 01AA ST- Alien Encounters TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst

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

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
COMM 441 01 Prin&Techn Film Style Productn Elliot Montague TU 3:30PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
COMM 445 01 Screenwriting Martin Norden M W 10:10AM 11:25AM UMass Amherst
COMM 494BI 01 Countercultural Films Bruce Geisler W 12:20PM 2:20PM UMass Amherst
COMM 444 01 Film Styles & Genres Shawn Shimpach M 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
COMM 593D 01 S-Advanced Screenwriting Bruce Geisler TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
COMM 494BI 01AA Countercultural Films W 2:30PM 3:30PM UMass Amherst
COMM 444 01LL Film Styles & Genres M 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
COMM 493Z 01 S-Documentary Production Wrksh Bruce Geisler TU TH 11:30AM 12:55PM UMass Amherst
FILM-ST 497N 01 ST- New York on Film Barry Spence TH 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
FLMST 310CP 01 Adv. Projects in Video Prod. Bernadine Mellis TH 08:30AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
FMS 280 01 INTRO TO VIDEO PRODUCTION Elliot Montague F 08:30-12:10 Smith College
FMS 280 F01 INTRO TO VIDEO PRODUCTION Elliot Montague Th 07:30-10:00 Smith College
HACU 0127 1 Representation in Film/Video Patricia Montoya 09:00AM-11:50AM M;07:00PM-09:00PM TU Hampshire College
HACU 0263 1 Smartphone Movies Abraham Ravett 09:00AM-11:50AM W;07:00PM-09:00PM W Hampshire College
HACU 0268 1 Interview Pract Video Prod Patricia Montoya 01:00PM-03:50PM TU;07:00PM-09:00PM M Hampshire College
HACU 0209 2 Video I: Live! Kara Lynch 01:00PM-03:50PM TU;01:00PM-03:50PM TU;07:00PM-09:00PM TU;07:00PM-09:00PM TU Hampshire College
HACU 0210 2 Film I: Animation Workshop Hope Tucker 09:00AM-11:50AM TH;06:00PM-08:00PM TH Hampshire College
THE 361 01 SCREENWRITING I Andrea Hairston T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
THE 362 01 SCREENWRITING II Andrea Hairston T 01:00-02:50 Smith College

Category 5

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ART 384 01 Computer Animation II Shane Mecklenburger TU TH 1:00PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ART 230 02 Image Capturing Colleen Keough TU TH 4:00PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
ART 375 01 Moving Image Jenny Vogel M W 4:40PM 7:25PM UMass Amherst
ART 230 01 Image Capturing Susan Jahoda TU TH 1:00PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ART 231 01 Photography II Susan Jahoda TU TH 8:30AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
COMM 441 01 Prin&Techn Film Style Productn Elliot Montague TU 3:30PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
COMM 445 01 Screenwriting Martin Norden M W 10:10AM 11:25AM UMass Amherst
COMM 140 01 Introduction to Film Studies Martin Norden M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
COMM 140 01LL Introduction to Film Studies M 4:00PM 6:00PM UMass Amherst
COMM 494BI 01 Countercultural Films Bruce Geisler W 12:20PM 2:20PM UMass Amherst
COMM 345 01 Contemporary World Cinema Anne Ciecko M W 4:00PM 6:00PM UMass Amherst
COMM 444 01 Film Styles & Genres Shawn Shimpach M 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
COMM 593D 01 S-Advanced Screenwriting Bruce Geisler TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
COMM 494BI 01AA Countercultural Films W 2:30PM 3:30PM UMass Amherst
COMM 444 01LL Film Styles & Genres M 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
COMM 493Z 01 S-Documentary Production Wrksh Bruce Geisler TU TH 11:30AM 12:55PM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 381 01 Self-ReflectiveAvant-GardeFilm Don Levine M 4:00PM 7:30PM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 381 01AA Self-ReflectiveAvant-GardeFilm TU 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 381 01AB Self-ReflectiveAvant-GardeFilm TU 6:15PM 7:30PM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 391SF 01 S-International SciFi Cinema N Couch TU 7:00PM 10:00PM UMass Amherst

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Category 6

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ARTH 290BC 01 Bollywood Cinema Ajay Sinha MW 01:30PM-02:45PM;M 07:15PM-10:05PM Mount Holyoke College
CST 249MD 01 Introduction to Media Studies Hannah Goodwin MW 11:00AM-12:15PM;M 07:15PM-10:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ENGL 374 01 Hitchcock and After Elizabeth Young T 01:30PM-04:20PM;M 07:15PM-10:05PM Mount Holyoke College
FLMST 320RC 01 Reflexivity in the Cinema Robin Blaetz TH 01:30PM-04:20PM;W 07:15PM-10:05PM Mount Holyoke College
FLMST 380HA 01 Hitchcock and After Elizabeth Young T 01:30PM-04:20PM;M 07:15PM-10:05PM Mount Holyoke College
FLMST 220MD 01 Introduction to Media Studies Hannah Goodwin MW 11:00AM-12:15PM;M 07:15PM-10:05PM Mount Holyoke College
FLMST 220NC 01 Social Media: Networked Cultr Hannah Goodwin MW 02:55PM-04:10PM Mount Holyoke College
FLMST 220RA 01 Reel America: History & Film Daniel Czitrom TTH 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
FLMST 270BC 01 Bollywood Cinema Ajay Sinha MW 01:30PM-02:45PM;M 07:15PM-10:05PM Mount Holyoke College
FMS 238 01 CRIME ON SCREEN Sebnem Baran MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
FMS 238 F01 CRIME ON SCREEN Sebnem Baran M 07:00-10:00 Smith College
FMS 311 01 MEDIA FANDOM, PARTIC & FAN ST Sebnem Baran Th 01:00-04:00 Smith College
FMS 311 F01 MEDIA FANDOM, PARTIC & FAN ST Sebnem Baran W 07:00-10:00 Smith College
FMS 261 01 VIDEO GAMES & POLITICS OF PLAY Jennifer Malkowski MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
FMS 345 01 DEATH, VIOLENCE, MOVING IMAGE Jennifer Malkowski T 01:00-04:00 Smith College
FMS 345 F01 DEATH, VIOLENCE, MOVING IMAGE Jennifer Malkowski M 07:30-10:00 Smith College
FRN 252 01 FRENCH CINEMA- PARIS Martine Gantrel-Ford TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
FRN 252 F01 FRENCH CINEMA-PARIS SCREENING Martine Gantrel-Ford M 07:30-09:30 Smith College
HIST 283RA 01 Reel America: History & Film Daniel Czitrom TTH 01:30PM-02:45PM;M 07:15PM-10:05PM Mount Holyoke College