case western reserve university



Opportunities for Undergraduate and Graduate Film Study

Learn about two ways
undergraduates can study film:

The Minor in Film

The English Major with a Concentration in Film

See what some
undergraduates who studied film at CWRU
have gone on to do.

Recent undergraduate and graduate course offerings include Introduction to Film, The Horror Film, Great Directors, The Hollywood Musical, African Cinema, Literature in Film, History of Cinema, Films of Alfred Hitchcock, Asian Cinema & Drama, American Cinema History and Culture, Images of Women in Films, Introduction to Film Genres, Science Fiction Films, Latin American Cinema, Multimedia Storytelling, Watching Movies, Introductory and Advanced Screenwriting, Dance on Screen, Film Music, Eighteenth-Century Film, Sword and Sandal—The Classics in Film, Storytelling and Cinema, and Representations of Black Religion in Film.

To see what film courses Case Western Reserve faculty might be offering in a current or upcoming semester, check out the English Department course descriptions and the online Student Information System (SIS).

English Majors pursuing the Honors Track

ENGL 367—Introduction to Film
is an approved substitute for the
ENGL 387—Critical Theory requirement.

Look for ENGL 367 in the
Fall and Spring
English Department course offerings
and on SIS

English graduate students can write master's theses and Ph.D. dissertations that focus on film or include it as part of their designated topic.

Go to the Film Studies main page.