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Cinema Studies, Minor

The interdisciplinary cinema studies minor is intended for students who wish to augment their major program of study with courses that promote the study of film, television, and digital media.

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The interdisciplinary cinema studies minor is intended for students who wish to augment their major program of study with courses that promote the study of film, television, and digital media. In addition to film analysis and film theory, students choose from electives on culture and film, film and television history, and gender and film. The minor also includes film-related courses from art, English, history, and music. There are 2 required courses in film analysis. Students then choose 3 electives from a large list that includes film analysis and film/video production course from across the campus.

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Interests of Cinema Studies, Minor Students

  • advertising
  • audience
  • cinema
  • critical studies
  • cultural studies
  • discourse
  • entertainment
  • film
  • globalization
  • image
  • Internet
  • journalism
  • media
  • media studies
  • pop culture
  • production
  • television

Co-op Opportunities

  • Walt Disney World
    Orlando, FL
  • Viacom
    New York, NY
  • The Chew Productions
    New York, NY
  • NBC Universal Television
    New York, NY
  • The Martha Stewart Show
    New York, NY
  • National Geographic Learning
    New York, NY
  • BMF Media Group
    New York, NY
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Career Opportunities

  • Multidisciplinary Skills
    • ability to work under pressure
    • commercial and cultural awareness of media and creative industries
    • creative problem-solving skills
    • critical thinking, leadership skills
    • listening
    • performance and presentation skills
    • practical film-making skills (ability to operate a camera and edit footage)
    • verbal and written communication skills
  • Careers of Tomorrow
    • account executive
    • broadcast journalist
    • creative director
    • information officer
    • market researcher
    • media planner
    • media producer
    • multimedia specialist
    • public relations specialist
    • social media manager
    • web content manager
    • writer

Cinema Studies, Minor Requirements

*For complete program course listing, visit the University course catalog.

Resources for Current Students

Course Catalog

Visit the Registrar�s website for a course catalog and information on university core requirements.

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Department Chair:

Dale Herbeck

Department Chair, Professor

d.herbeck@northeastern.edu
617-373-5517

Administrators:

Angela Chin

Administrative Officer

a.chin@northeastern.edu
617-373-8662

Alexandra Kilgore

Administrative Officer

a.kilgore@northeastern.edu
617-373-5517

Academic Advisors:

Valerie Falasca, M.Ed

Academic Advisor

v.falasca@northeastern.edu
617-373-4960

Helena Prezio, MFA

Academic Advising, Assistant Director

h.prezio@northeastern.edu
617-373-4822

Co-op Advisors:

Bill Jackson

Co-op Faculty Coordinator

w.jackson@northeastern.edu
617-373-3210

Jacqui Sweeney

Co-op Faculty Coordinator

j.sweeney@northeastern.edu
617-373-3409

Emily Smedick

Assistant Co-op Coordinator

e.smedick@northeastern.edu
617-373-3423

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