Loyola University Chicago

School of Communication

International Film Studies

This program will be effective for students starting in Fall 2017 or later.
Requirements before Fall 2017

Total Credit Hours: 43

School of Communication Core (10 credit hours)

  • COMM 100: School of Communication Seminar
  • COMM 200: Communication & New Media
  • COMM 201: Media Theory and Criticism
  • COMM 360: Digital Media Ethics

Foundation Courses (6 credit hours)

  • COMM 274: Introduction to Cinema (required)
  • COMM 130: Introduction to Audio
  • COMM 135: Introduction to Video Production
  • COMM 275: Web Design and Usability

Production Electives (3 credit hours)

  • COMM 130: Introduction to Audio
  • COMM 135: Introduction to Video
  • COMM 202: Story for Film and TV
  • COMM 207: Photojournalism
  • COMM 232: Digital Cinema Production
  • COMM 257: Radio/TV Writing
  • COMM 275: Web Design and Usability
  • COMM 299: Themes in Film & Digital Media: Animation
  • COMM 299: Themes in Film & Digital Media: Filmmaking in Rome (at the John Felice Rome Center)
  • COMM 308: Screen Directing
  • COMM 326: Screenwriting
  • COMM 337: Advertising/Public Relations Commercial Production
  • COMM 338: Narrative Production
  • COMM 339: Documentary Video Production
  • COMM 359: Advanced Post-Production
  • COMM 373: Digital Storytelling Abroad
  • COMM 374: Special Topics in Film & Digital Media
  • COMM 384: Film & Digital Media Practicum

Media and Society (6 credit hours)

  • COMM 258: Games Studies
  • COMM 271: Media, Culture, and Communication
  • COMM 280: R/Evolution in Communication Technology
  • COMM 283: Global Media
  • COMM 322: Guerilla Media
  • COMM 323: Remixing Culture
  • COMM 357: Archiving and Curating
  • COMM 361: New Media Criticism

Cinema History, Theory & Genre (12 credit hours)

Choose four courses from the list, max of one non-COMM course
 
  • COMM 203: Topics in Cinema History (May be repeated once with a different topic.)
  • COMM 301: Discovering China through Film
  • COMM 324: Film Genre (May be repeated once with a different topic.)
  • ENGL 359: High and Low Culture
  • FNAR 365: History of Photography
  • FNAR 390: Seminar in Art and Ideas
  • GERM 370: German Cinema
  • LITR 204: European Film
  • LITR 219: African Film
  • LITR 244: Indian Film
  • LITR 264: Italian Film Genre
  • LITR 267: Italian Film History
  • LITR 284: International Film

Internship (3 credit hours – Required)

Capstone (3 credit hours)

ENGL = English  GERM = German Studies
FNAR = Fine Arts LITR = Modern Languages and Literatures