Pathway in Cinema

Principal faculty mentor: Benjamin Mier-Cruz

Requirements for the Ger/Scan major

  1. Take GER 101-103 and 201-203; or SWED 101-103 and 201-203 (or place out)
  2. Take 4 upper-division courses taught in German or a Scandinavian language (e.g. GER 311-313 and one other; SWED 405: Third Year Swedish )
  3. Take 8 further courses which
    1. Appear on the list of Recommended Courses below OR
    2. Have a GER or SCAN subject code (even if not on the list)
  4. With your faculty mentor’s approval, you may substitute:
    1. A relevant course(s) on cinema offered in another UO department
    2. A course(s) with a major independent project focused on Germany or Scandinavia
  5. Make sure you end up with
    1. A grand total of 12 courses beyond GER 101-203 or SWED 101-203
    2. At least 8 of the 12 at the upper division
    3. At least 6 of the 12 with a GER or SCAN subject code
  6. Consult your faculty mentor about
    1. the capstone requirement
    2. study abroad (if you’re interested)

Recommended Courses

GER 355                     German Cinema: History, Theory, Practice.
SCAN 315                  Nordic Cinema
SCAN 316                  History of Cinema
SCAN 317                  Directors, Movements, and Manifestos
CINE 350                    Queer European Cinema

Also Recommended (subject to criterion 4a above)

CINE 265                   History of the Motion Picture I
CINE 360                   Film Theory
CINE 381M               Film, Media, and Culture
COLT 232                  Literature and Film
COLT 450                  Comparative Studies in Cinema
ES 370                        Race, Ethnicity, and Cinema (contingent on topic)
FLR 485                     Film and Folklore
WGS 361                    Gender in Film and Media