Five College Consortium

Film Studies at the Five Colleges

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 NEW major requirements: 

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

Spring 2017 Courses - Category 4 [New] or Category 8 [Old]: Film, Video, Digital Production, or Screenwriting

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
ARHA 272 01 Foundations/Integrations Adam Levine, Pooja Rangan TH 01:00PM-04:00PM; W 07:00PM-10:00PM Amherst College
ARHA 335 01 Experiments-16 mm Film Adam Levine MW 01:00PM-03:59PM Amherst College
ENGL 281 01 Foundations/Integrations Adam Levine, Pooja Rangan TH 01:00PM-04:00PM; W 07:00PM-10:00PM Amherst College
FAMS 220 01 Foundations/Integrations Adam Levine, Pooja Rangan TH 01:00PM-04:00PM; W 07:00PM-10:00PM Amherst College
FAMS 335 01 Experiments-16 mm Film Adam Levine MW 01:00PM-04:00PM Amherst College
FAMS 341 01 Bodies in Motion Wendy Woodson TTH 02:30PM-04:30PM Amherst College
THDA 250 01 Bodies in Motion Wendy Woodson TTH 02:30PM-04:30PM Amherst College
HACU 0219 1 Research and Creative Practice Hope Tucker 09:00AM-11:50AM W;06:00PM-08:00PM W Hampshire College
HACU 0280 1 City as Character Patricia Montoya 09:00AM-11:50AM M;05:00PM-07:00PM M Hampshire College
HACU 0285 1 Measuring Time Branwen Okpako 01:00PM-03:50PM M;07:00PM-09:00PM TU Hampshire College
HACU 0209 2 Video I: Production Sketchbook Patricia Montoya Hampshire College
FLS 280 01 INTRO/VIDEO PRODUCTION:DOCUMEN Bernadine Mellis F 08:30-12:10 Smith College
THE 242 01 ACTING II:FOR THE CAMERA Daniel Kramer TTh 01:00-04:00 Smith College
THE 242 02 ACTING II:IMPROV FOR ACTORS John Hellweg F 10:00-12:10; F 01:10-04:00 Smith College

Spring 2017 Courses - Component

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
ANTH 241 01 Visual Anthropology Deborah Gewertz MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
EUST 232 01 Spanish Cinema Sara Brenneis TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
FAMS 312 01 PV Soundscapes Jeffers Engelhardt TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
FAMS 328 01 Spanish Cinema Sara Brenneis TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
FAMS 377 01 Women, Gender, Pop Cul Aneeka Henderson TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
FAMS 378 01 Visual Anthropology Deborah Gewertz MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
MUSI 238 01 PV Soundscapes Jeffers Engelhardt TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
SPAN 236 01 Spanish Cinema Sara Brenneis TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
SWAG 105 01 Women, Gender, Pop Cul Aneeka Henderson TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
FLMST 320BG 01 Beyond Geishas and Kung Fu Iyko Day T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
FLMST 370MW 01 Memory (of) War Justin Crumbaugh TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
FLMST 370VN 01 Migration in Film David Hernandez M 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
CLT 266 01 MODRN SOUTH AFRICAN LIT & FILM Katwiwa Mule TTh 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ENG 229 01 TURNING NOVELS INTO FILMS Ambreen Hai TTh 01:00-02:50 Smith College

Spring 2017 Courses - Old Category 4: Film Genre or Film Authorship

Note: This category does not apply to students graduating after 2019 or students following the new requirements. Those students should consult their advisers on taking these courses as electives or as part of their major focus.

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
ANTH 241 01 Visual Anthropology Deborah Gewertz MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
FAMS 378 01 Visual Anthropology Deborah Gewertz MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
FLMST 380HA 01 Hitchcock and After Elizabeth Young W 01:15PM-04:05PM;M 07:00PM-10:00PM Mount Holyoke College
FLMST 385AV 01 American Avant-Garde Cinema Josh Guilford T 01:15PM-04:05PM;M 07:30PM-09:30PM Mount Holyoke College
FLS 244 01 GLOBAL MEDIA: THE MUSICAL! Andrew Ritchey MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
FLS 244 F01 GLOBAL MEDIA: THE MUSICAL! FIL Andrew Ritchey T 07:00-10:00 Smith College

Spring 2017 Courses - Old Category 5: National or Transnational Cinema

Note: This category does not apply to students graduating after 2019 or students following the new requirements. Those students should consult their advisers on taking these courses as electives or as part of their major focus.

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
ENGL 373 01 U.S. Film of the 1970s Amelie Hastie TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM; M 06:00PM-10:00PM Amherst College
EUST 232 01 Spanish Cinema Sara Brenneis TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
FAMS 326 01 Popular Cinema Christian Rogowski TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM Amherst College
FAMS 328 01 Spanish Cinema Sara Brenneis TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
FAMS 353 01 U.S. Film of the 1970s Amelie Hastie TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM; M 06:00PM-10:00PM Amherst College
GERM 344 01 Popular Cinema Christian Rogowski TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM Amherst College
SPAN 236 01 Spanish Cinema Sara Brenneis TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
FLMST 320BG 01 Beyond Geishas and Kung Fu Iyko Day T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
FLMST 270WN 01 From Weimar to Nazi Germany Nora Gortcheva TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
LAS 201 01 COLQ: CONTEMPORARY FILM Maria Helena Rueda TTh 01:00-02:50 Smith College
GER 231 01 TOPCS IN CINEMA: NAZI CINEMA Joel Westerdale TTh 03:00-04:20 Smith College
ITL 281 01 ITALIAN CINEMA LOOKS EAST Anna Botta TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
FRN 392 01 SEM: CINEMA STEREOTYPES Martine Gantrel-Ford T 03:00-04:50 Smith College
COMP-LIT 391W 01 Dream,Hist&Identity/PolishFilm Barbara Bolibok W 1:25PM 4:25PM UMass Amherst

Spring 2017 Courses - Old Category 6: Special Topics

Note: This category does not apply to students graduating after 2019 or students following the new requirements. Those students should consult their advisers on taking these courses as electives or as part of their major focus.

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
ENGL 180 01 Film and Writing Sarah Osment TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM; M 07:00PM-10:00PM Amherst College
ENGL 377 01 The Documentary Impulse Pooja Rangan TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM; M 07:00PM-10:00PM Amherst College
FAMS 110 01 Film and Writing Sarah Osment TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM; M 07:00PM-10:00PM Amherst College
FAMS 312 01 PV Soundscapes Jeffers Engelhardt TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
FAMS 377 01 Women, Gender, Pop Cul Aneeka Henderson TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
FAMS 383 01 The Documentary Impulse Pooja Rangan TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM; M 07:00PM-10:00PM Amherst College
MUSI 238 01 PV Soundscapes Jeffers Engelhardt TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
SWAG 105 01 Women, Gender, Pop Cul Aneeka Henderson TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
FLMST 220SC 01 Stage to Screen Sarah Sutherland TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
FLMST 310PB 01 The Prison Birth Project Bernadine Mellis TH 09:30AM-12:30PM;W 07:00PM-09:00PM Mount Holyoke College
CLT 266 01 MODRN SOUTH AFRICAN LIT & FILM Katwiwa Mule TTh 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ENG 229 01 TURNING NOVELS INTO FILMS Ambreen Hai TTh 01:00-02:50 Smith College
FLS 345 01 DEATH, VIOLENCE, MOVING IMAGE Jennifer Malkowski Th 01:00-04:00 Smith College
FLS 345 F01 DEATH, VIOLENCE, MOVING IMAGE Jennifer Malkowski W 07:30-10:30 Smith College
FLS 237 01 THE DOCUMENTARY IMPULSE Jennifer Malkowski MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
FLS 237 F01 THE DOCUMENTARY IMPULSE Jennifer Malkowski M 07:30-10:30 Smith College
FLS 270 01 COLQ:MAKING KNOWLEDGE Alexandra Keller; Dana Leibsohn Th 01:00-04:50 Smith College

Spring 2017 Courses - Old Category 7: Advanced Seminar

Note: This category does not apply to students graduating after 2019 or students following the new requirements. Those students should consult their advisers on taking these courses as electives or as part of their major focus.

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
FLMST 370MW 01 Memory (of) War Justin Crumbaugh TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
FLMST 370VN 01 Migration in Film David Hernandez M 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
FLMST 380HA 01 Hitchcock and After Elizabeth Young W 01:15PM-04:05PM;M 07:00PM-10:00PM Mount Holyoke College
FLMST 385AV 01 American Avant-Garde Cinema Josh Guilford T 01:15PM-04:05PM;M 07:30PM-09:30PM Mount Holyoke College
FLMST 310PB 01 The Prison Birth Project Bernadine Mellis TH 09:30AM-12:30PM;W 07:00PM-09:00PM Mount Holyoke College
FLS 351 01 SEM:FILM THEORY Alexandra Keller T 01:00-04:00 Smith College
FLS 345 01 DEATH, VIOLENCE, MOVING IMAGE Jennifer Malkowski Th 01:00-04:00 Smith College
FLS 345 F01 DEATH, VIOLENCE, MOVING IMAGE Jennifer Malkowski W 07:30-10:30 Smith College


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