FILM course selection advice

Recommendations for 2019

BA Film Studies course recommendations (2019)

Year 1

  • FILM 201
  • 9 first-year (200-level) options courses, including one from the Faculty of Science

Years 2 and 3

  • FILM 321; FILM 331 or 333
  • 3 courses labelled FILM at the 400 or 500 level
  • 5 courses from the Field of FILM
  • 10 options courses, including one from the Faculty of Science

Year 4

  • FILM 591
  • 2 courses labelled FILM at the 400 or 500 level
  • 2 courses from the Field of FILM (note: in the degree, students may take a maximum of 2 Field of FILM courses not labelled FILM)
  • 5 options courses

Year 4 Honours BA

  • FILM 591, FILM 595, FILM 597
  • 2 courses labelled FILM at the 400 or 500 level
  • 4 courses from the Field of FILM (note: in the degree, students may take a maximum of 2 Field of FILM courses not labelled FILM)
  • 1 option course

Notes


Field of FILM

Field of FILM courses include all FILM courses plus COMS 371, 435, 475, 367, 401.43, 581; Chinese 357; Fine Arts 507; French 343, 543; German 357; Spanish 573; & Urban Studies 313

Options courses

These may include up to 4 FILM courses. Film-related options courses not in the Field of FILM include ALMC 358,GRST 459, HTST 495, ITAL 409, JPNS 323, PHIL 317, POLI 415, RUSS 317.03, and SPAN 471. A maximum of 20 courses (60 units) of the B.A. degree may be taken from the Field of FILM; students in the Honours program may take up to 24 courses (72 units) from the Field of FILM.


BFS course recommendations (2019)

Course selection recommendations (2019) for students completing the SAIT diploma in years 3 and 4

Year 1

  • FILM 201
  • 9 first-year (200-level) options courses, including two from the Faculty of Science

Year 2

  • FILM 321; FILM 331 or 333
  • 6 courses labelled FILM (at least 1 at the 400 or 500 level)
  • 2 courses from the Field of FILM

Years 3 and 4

(Could include courses in spring or summer terms in any year)

  • COMS 581 (in Winter or Spring of year 4)
  • 3 options courses (not at the 200-level); these could include up to 2 FILM courses
  • Completion of SAIT diploma

BFS course recommendations (2019)

Course selection recommendations (2019) for students completing the SAIT diploma in years 1 and 2

Years 1 & 2

  • Completion of SAIT diploma

Year 3

  • FILM 201 (in Fall term), FILM 321; FILM 331 or 333
  • 2 courses labelled FILM (at least 1 at the 400 or 500 level)
  • 1 course from the Field of FILM
  • 4 options courses, including 1 from the Faculty of Science

Year 4

(Could include courses in spring or summer terms in any year)

  • COMS 581 (Winter or Spring)
  • 4 courses labelled FILM (at least 1 at the 400 or 500 level if not taken already)
  • 1 course from the Field of FILM
  • 7 options courses, including 1 from the Faculty of Science. These options could include 2 FILM courses.

Notes


Field of FILM

Field of FILM courses include all FILM courses plus COMS 371, 435, 475, 367, 401.43, 581; Chinese 357; Fine Arts 507; French 343, 543; German 357; Spanish 573; & Urban Studies 313.

Options courses

These may include up to 4 FILM courses. Film-related options courses not in the Field of FILM include ALMC 358,GRST 459, HTST 495, ITAL 409, JPNS 323, PHIL 317, POLI 415, RUSS 317.03, and SPAN 471.