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Non-US Media Approved Course List

Media Studies Majors must complete at least one elective from this list. Courses with an asterisk(*) also fulfill the Diversity and Identity Requirement.

Courses are subjet to their department's offering them and allowing Media Studies students to enroll.

AMST 3355 Border Media*
ARAB 5850 Media Arabic I
CHTR 3850 Documentary Writing and Film in China
CHTR 5850 Chinese Documentary and Film
FREN 3584 Introduction to French Cinema (all topics)
FREN 4584 Advanced Topic French Cinema
FREN 4586 Dangerous Liaisons in Film
FREN 4743 Africa in Cinema
FRTR 3584 All Topics
GETR 3500 Dark Passages: Film Noir and Exile
GETR 3559 Screening Nature: The Environment on Film (S18)
GETR 3566 Weimer Cinema
GETR 3561 the Frankfurt school and its American legacy
GETR 3562 New German Cinema
GETR 3590 Serial Media
GETR 3590 Old Media, New Media
GETR 3590 Reporters at War
GETR 3590 Media Technology and Serial Art
GETR 3610 Film under Facism
GETR 3620 World Cinema
HIEU 3604 The Holocause on Film
ITTR 3107 Evolution of Media in Italy: From Unification to the Present
ITTR 3280 Michelangelo: The Artist, The Man and His Times
ITTR 3559 Italy on Screen: Sex, Gender and Racial Identities in the Glocal Context (F18)
ITTR 3670 Contemporary Italian Cinema: From Canon to the Fringe
ITTR 3770 Culture of Italian Comedy
ITTR 3775 Acting Italian - Benigni, Goldoni, Fo
ITTR 4820 Italian Pop Culture
JAPN 4830 Media Japanese
JPTR 3320 Cinematic Images of Japanese Culture and Society
KRTR 3030 Survey of Korean Cinema
KRTR 5030 Survey Korean Cinema
MDST 3107 Evolution of Media in Italy: From Unification to the Present
MDST 3110 Hollywood Goes to Asia
MDST 3120 Global Media & Cybersecurity
MDST 3201 New German Cinema
MDST 3205 New Latin American Cinema*
MDST 3300 Global Media
MDST 3310 Sound and Cinema
MDST 3355Border Media* (pre F20)
MDST 3420 Media and Power in Iran
MDST 3500 Comparative Histories of the Internet
MDST 3502 Topics Course: Mediterranean Cinema
MDST 3504 Special Topics in Non-U.S. Media
MDST 3510 Border Media*
MDST 3559 Propaganda & Digital Politics (S19)
MDST 3559 Hong Kong Film (S20) 
MDST 3559 Social Media and the Global South (F19)
MDST 3559 Media Fandom and Participatory Culture (S20)
MDST 3584 All Topics
MDST 3610 Film Under Fascism: Ideology and Entertainment
MDST 3620 World Cinema
MDST 3630 Screening Terrorism
MDST 3706 Media in China: Technology, Policy and Commerce
MDST 3720 Social Media and Global South Societies 
MDST 4108 Media, Drugs, and Violence in Latin America*
MDST 4210 Global Environmental Media
MDST 4251 Histories of Games 
MDST 4559 Internet Policy & Regulation (S19)
MDST 4704 Political Economy of Communication
MDST 4705 Spanish Mass Media
MESA 3111 Film Festivals & Global Media Cultures
POTR 4240 Contemporary Brazilian Cinema
POTR 4260 Brazilian Media
POTR 4270 The Civilization of Brazil
POTR 4559 Streaming the Americas - Internet-Distributed Television in the American Hemisphere (Sp 20)
SAST 3300 The Pleasures of Bollywood: Melodram, Realism, Mythos*
SAST 3400 Pop. Cult. in S. Asia: Vis.Aesth
SPAN 4600 Literature and Cinema
SPAN 4705 Spanish Mass Media
SPAN 4715 Cuban Culture Through Cinema
WGS 4500 Gender in South Asian Cinema*